- to make glorious
- to make more splendid; adorn
- to worship, exalt, or adore
- to extol
- to cause to seem more splendid or imposing than reality
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
ordinary or simple, but treated as more splendid or excellent than would normally be considered:The Assistant Manager was really just a glorified office boy.
- to cause to be or treat as being more splendid, excellent, etc., than would normally be considered:The commercials for the army try to glorify military life.
- to honor with praise, admiration, or worship; extol:to glorify a hero.
- to praise the glory of (God), esp. as an act of worship.