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canonize

can·on·ize

canonize

 
pronunciation:
kae n naIz
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: canonized, canonizes, canonizing
definition 1: in the Roman Catholic Church, to declare (someone) a saint.
definition 2: to include or treat as sacred.
definition 3: to give authoritative, esp. religious, approval to.
derivations: canonization (n.), canonizer (n.)