Definition of beatify:
- To ascertain and declare, by a public process and decree, that a deceased person is one of the blessed and is to be reverenced as such, though not canonized.
- To make happy; to bless with the completion of celestial enjoyment.
- To pronounce or regard as happy, or supremely blessed, or as conferring happiness.
laud, tickle, thrill, exalt, consecrate, invigorate, hit it up, souse, inebriate, animate, bless, shiver, throb, proclaim, extol, tickle pink, inspire, exhilarate, soak, intoxicate, shudder, sanctify, glorify, enliven, vibrate.
That he himself was what the world calls romantic, he had no idea,- but he had lived now for months on the conviction that the only chance of personal happiness to himself was to come from the smiles and kindness and love of a certain human being whom he had chosen to beatify.- "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.