Synonyms for canonize
- put on a pedestal
Antonyms for canonize
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CANONIZE
It was he who prevailed upon the Pope to canonize Archbishop Anselm.
Those who thus try to canonize Burns are no true friends to his memory.
You will still be Saint Hilda, whatever church may canonize you.
But this could hardly be, for the king would not canonize himself, and it is he who will name them when founding them.
The Democracy, through all its organs, hastened to canonize him as one of the saints of its calendar.
How are we to reconcile this sacrilegious classification with the dogmas of the church, which canonize two blacks, viz.
Except in the case of new songs, do let us off with the chord, and we'll canonize you as a model of self-restraint and good sense.
There is no doubt that Shelley enthusiasts decried the father too much in their efforts to canonize the son.
Six several attempts were made, at various times, to canonize Capistrano, but the fates were against it.
The general council of Christians alone has the authority to canonize anyone or to order anyone to be adored as a saint.
late 14c., "to place in the canon or calendar of saints," from Old French cannonisier and directly from Medieval Latin canonizare, from Late Latin canon "church rule" (see canon (n.1)). Related: Canonized; cannonizing.