English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'dignify'

(verb) 
Definition
to add distinction to
I see no point in dignifying this kind of speculation with a response.
Synonyms
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honour
Two pioneering surgeons were honoured with the Nobel Prize.
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grace
He graced our ceremony with his distinguished presence.
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raise
She was to be raised to the rank of ambassador.
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promote
I was promoted to editor and then editorial director.
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elevate
He was elevated to the post of Prime Minister.
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glorify
They've glorified his job with an impressive title.
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exalt
God has put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.
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ennoble
the sciences and arts, which ennoble and embellish human life
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aggrandize
He would go on and on, showing off, aggrandizing himself.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of aggrandize
Definition
to make greater in size, power, or rank
He would go on and on, showing off, aggrandizing himself.
in the sense of elevate
Definition
to raise in rank or status
He was elevated to the post of Prime Minister.
Synonyms
kick upstairs (informal),
give advancement to
in the sense of ennoble
Definition
to make (someone or his or her life) noble or dignified
the sciences and arts, which ennoble and embellish human life

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