verb (used with object), can·on·ized, can·on·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for canonised
He saw the eternally human beneath the masks of canonised and apotheosised individuals.August Strindberg, the Spirit of Revolt|L. (Lizzy) Lind-af-Hageby
The calendar of the canonised has come in handy for the christening of churches.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
So for every commonplace marriage there is a canonised love, and the story is told in the old Greek civilisation by the Hetairæ.The Kempton-Wace Letters|Jack London
One of the last of our English saints to be canonised, his life is not inferior in interest to that of any of his predecessors.The Priestly Vocation|Bishop Bernard Ward
It is in his character of canonised saint and martyr that I have to speak of him here.