verb (used with object), can·on·ized, can·on·iz·ing.
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It was he who prevailed upon the Pope to canonize Archbishop Anselm.The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].|Hartley Withers
Not satisfied with three Gods, they must canonize and deify men and make saints and demi-gods.Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?|John B. Remsburg
Annyway, I'll give um full absolution, so that death can't hurt um sariously, an' I'll canonize him as a martyr.
We were almost ready, in our thankfulness and joy, to canonize the ship and crew, and cut her up into snuffboxes and toothpicks.
But this could hardly be, for the king would not canonize himself, and it is he who will name them when founding them.The Correspondence of Madame, Princess Palatine, Mother of the Regent; of Marie-Adlade de Savoie, Duchesse de Bourgogne; and of Madame de Maintenon, in Relation to Saint-Cyr|Charlotte-Elisabeth, duchesse d Orlans; Marie Adelaide, of Savoy, Duchess of Burgundy; and Madame de Maintenon