Beatify

Definition of Beatify

Be`at´i`fy   Pronunciation: bė`ăt´ĭ`fī
v. t.1.To pronounce or regard as happy, or supremely blessed, or as conferring happiness.
[imp. & p. p. Beatified (bė*ăt"ĭ*fīd); p. pr. & vb. n. Beatifying.]
The common conceits and phrases that beatify wealth.
- Barrow.
2.To make happy; to bless with the completion of celestial enjoyment.
3.(R. C. Ch.) To ascertain and declare, by a public process and decree, that a deceased person is one of "the blessed," and is to be reverenced as such, though not canonized.

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