What does dignify mean?

Definitions for dignifyˈdɪg nəˌfaɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dignify.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ennoble, dignify(verb)

    confer dignity or honor upon

    "He was dignified with a title"

  2. dignify(verb)

    raise the status of

    "I shall not dignify this insensitive remark with an answer"


  1. dignify(Verb)

    to invest with dignity or honour

  2. dignify(Verb)

    to give distinction to

  3. dignify(Verb)

    to exalt in rank

  4. dignify(Verb)

    to honor.

    Your worth will dignify our feast. - B. Jonson.

  5. Origin: From Old French dignifier, from Late Latin dignificare; Latin dignus (worthy) + ficare (in comp.), facere (to make). See deign, and fact.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dignify(verb)

    to invest with dignity or honor; to make illustrious; to give distinction to; to exalt in rank; to honor

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dignify

    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. dignificāredignus, worthy, facĕre, to make.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dignify in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dignify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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Translations for dignify

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • въздигам, удостоявам, повишавамBulgarian
  • vererenDutch

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