Etymology
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beatify (v.)

1530s, "to make very happy," from French béatifer, from Late Latin beatificare "make happy, make blessed," from Latin beatus "supremely happy, blessed" (past participle of beare "make happy, bless;" see Beatrice) + -ficare, combining form of facere "to make" (from PIE root *dhe- "to set, put"). The Roman Catholic Church sense of "to pronounce as being in heavenly bliss" (1620s) is the first step toward canonization. Related: Beatified; beatifying.

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Definitions of beatify

beatify (v.)
fill with sublime emotion;
Synonyms: exhilarate / tickle pink / inebriate / thrill / exalt
beatify (v.)
make blessedly happy;
beatify (v.)
declare (a dead person) to be blessed; the first step of achieving sainthood;
On Sunday, the martyr will be beatified by the Vatican
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