Meaning of CANONIZE in English

CANONIZE

(~s, canonizing, ~d)

Note: in BRIT, also use 'canonise'

If a dead person is ~d, it is officially announced by the Catholic Church that he or she is a saint.

Joan of Arc was finally ~d by Pope Benedict XV in 1920.

VERB: usu passive, be V-ed

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