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Beautify definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BEAU'TIFY, v.t. bu'tify. [beauty and L. facio.]
To make or render beautiful; to adorn; to deck; to grace; to add beauty to; to embellish.
BEAU'TIFY, v.i. bu'tify. To become beautiful; to advance in beauty.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: make more beautiful [syn: fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify] [ant: uglify]
2: be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere" [syn: deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautify]
3: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day" [syn: decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify]

Merriam Webster's

verb (-fied; -fying) Date: 1526 transitive verb to make beautiful or add beauty to ; embellish intransitive verb to grow beautiful Synonyms: see adorn beautification noun beautifier noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (-ies, -ied) make beautiful; adorn. Derivatives: beautification n. beautifier n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Beautify Beau"ti*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beautified (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Beautifying.] [Beauty + -fy.] To make or render beautiful; to add beauty to; to adorn; to deck; to grace; to embellish. The arts that beautify and polish life. --Burke. Syn: To adorn; grace; ornament; deck; decorate.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Beautify Beau"ti*fy, v. i. To become beautiful; to advance in beauty. --Addison.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(beautifies, beautifying, beautified) If you beautify something, you make it look more beautiful. (FORMAL) Claire worked to beautify the garden. = smarten VERB: V n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Adorn, decorate, embellish, deck, bedeck, ornament, emblazon, gild, array, garnish, grace, set, trick out, set off, make beautiful.

Moby Thesaurus

adorn, array, become one, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, color, cultivate, dandify, deck, deck out, decorate, develop, dizen, doll up, dress, dress up, elaborate, embellish, emblazon, embroider, enrich, evolve, fig out, finish, fix up, furbish, garnish, glamorize, grace, gussy up, mature, ornament, paint, perfect, polish, prank, prank up, preen, prettify, pretty up, primp, primp up, prink, prink up, redecorate, redo, refine, refurbish, ripen, season, set off, set out, smarten, smarten up, spruce up, titivate, trick out, trick up, trim




 


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