Word forms: ennobles
1. verb To ennoble someone or something means to make them more dignified and morally better. [literary] [V n] ⇒ ...the enduring fundamental principles of life that ennoble mankind. ennobling
graded adjective & adjective ⇒ ...the ennobling and civilizing power of education. 2. verb [usu passive]
If someone is ennobled, they are made a member of the nobility. [formal] [be V-ed] ⇒ ...the son of a financier who had been ennobled. [V-ed] ⇒ ...the newly-ennobled Lord Archer.
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