verb (used with object), dig·ni·fied, dig·ni·fy·ing.
Origin of dignify
Related formso·ver·dig·ni·fy, verb (used with object), o·ver·dig·ni·fied, o·ver·dig·ni·fy·ing.qua·si-dig·ni·fy·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for dignify
On the other hand, many people believe it is important to dignify official government business with a prayer.Supreme Court Prayer Decision in Greece v. Galloway Should Be Easy|Eric Segall|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This new experience appeared to dignify their relation, and weave them together with a new strand.Dr. Heidenhoff's Process|Edward Bellamy
But she did not choose to dignify his spleen by replying to it.Mavericks|William MacLeod Raine
They dignify common politeness as really as they do achievements in art and science.The Bobbin Boy|William M. Thayer