glorify vs proclaim what difference

what is difference between glorify and proclaim

English

Etymology

From Middle English glorifien, from Anglo-Norman glorifier, from Old French, from Late Latin glorificō, from Latin gloria + faciō (to make).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡlɔɹɪfaɪ/

Verb

glorify (third-person singular simple present glorifies, present participle glorifying, simple past and past participle glorified)

  1. (transitive) To exalt, or give glory or praise to (something or someone).
  2. (transitive) To make (something) appear to be more glorious than it is; regard something or someone as excellent baselessly.
  3. (transitive) To worship or extol.

Synonyms

  • transfigure, exalt, mythify

Antonyms

  • (all meanings): vilify
  • (regard something or someone excellent baselessly): slander

Related terms

  • glory
  • glorification
  • beautify

Translations



English

Alternative forms

  • proclaime, proclame (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English proclamen, proclaime, from Old French proclamer, from Latin prōclāmō, prōclāmāre, from prō- (forth) + clāmō (to shout, cry out). Spelling altered by influence of claim, from the same Latin source (clāmō).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɹoʊˈkleɪm/
  • Rhymes: -eɪm
  • Hyphenation: pro‧claim

Verb

proclaim (third-person singular simple present proclaims, present participle proclaiming, simple past and past participle proclaimed)

  1. To announce or declare.

Synonyms

  • (to announce or declare): disclose, make known; See also Thesaurus:announce

Derived terms

  • proclaimed district
  • self-proclaimed

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • picloram

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