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divinize

[ div-uh-nahyz ]
/ 藞d瑟v 蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), div路i路nized, div路i路niz路ing.
to make divine; deify.
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Also especially British, div路i路nise .

Origin of divinize

1650鈥60; divine + -ize; compare French diviniser

OTHER WORDS FROM divinize

div路i路ni路za路tion, noun
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How to use divinize in a sentence

  • As to the tendency to divinize these totems, this arises no doubt partly out of question .

  • Their religion is, as it were, a last attempt to divinize all that constitutes humanity in men.

    God and the State|Mikhail Aleksandrovich Bakunin

British Dictionary definitions for divinize

divinize

divinise

/ (藞d瑟v瑟藢na瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make divine; deify

Derived forms of divinize

divinization or divinisation, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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