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Verb: canonise  'ka-nu,nIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: canonize)
  1. Treat as a sacred person
    "He canonises women";
    - canonize
     
  2. (religion) declare (a dead person) to be a saint
    "After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonised";
    - canonize, saint

Derived forms: canonised, canonises, canonising

Type of: adjudge, declare, exalt, extol, glorify, hold, laud, proclaim

Encyclopedia: Canonise