- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||edifies, edifying, edified
||to enlighten or inform so as to uplift morally, intellectually, or spiritually.
School teachers of the 1800s edified their pupils by presenting to them the fables of Aesop and other morality tales.
- similar words:
- educate, illuminate
||enlighten, instruct, lesson, open, tutor
||edifyingly (adv.), edification (n.), edifier (n.)