confer dignity or honor upon
"He was dignified with a title"
raise the status of
"I shall not dignify this insensitive remark with an answer"
to invest with dignity or honour
to give distinction to
to exalt in rank
Your worth will dignify our feast. - B. Jonson.
Origin: From Old French dignifier, from Late Latin dignificare; Latin dignus (worthy) + ficare (in comp.), facere (to make). See deign, and fact.
to invest with dignity or honor; to make illustrious; to give distinction to; to exalt in rank; to honor
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dig′ni-fī, v.t. to invest with honour: to exalt:—pr.p. dig′nifying; pa.p. dig′nified.—n. Dignificā′tion.—adj. Dig′nified, marked with dignity: exalted: noble: grave. [Low L. dignificāre—dignus, worthy, facĕre, to make.]
The numerical value of dignify in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of dignify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I don't want to dignify her claims with a response. i want him to grow up and do the right thing by his daughter.
I suspect what's happening here is the Russians are trying to make some sort of a point, and I don't think we should dignify it with too much of a response.
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