apotheosise


apotheosise
apotheosis NOUN (pl. apotheoses) 1) the culmination or highest point: science is the apotheosis of the intellect. 2) elevation to divine status.
DERIVATIVES apotheosize (also apotheosise) verb.
ORIGIN Greek, from apotheoun 'make a god of' .

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  • apotheosise — (Brit.) v. idolize, worship, deify, raise to the level of a deity, glorify (also apotheosize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apotheosise — /əˈpɒθiəsaɪz/ (say uh potheeuhsuyz) verb (t) (apotheosised, apotheosising) to deify. Also, apotheosize …   Australian English dictionary

  • apotheosise — verb deify or glorify • Syn: ↑apotheosize, ↑apotheose • Derivationally related forms: ↑apotheosis, ↑apotheosis (for: ↑apotheosize) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • apotheosised — apotheosise (Brit.) v. idolize, worship, deify, raise to the level of a deity, glorify (also apotheosize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apotheosises — apotheosise (Brit.) v. idolize, worship, deify, raise to the level of a deity, glorify (also apotheosize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apotheosising — apotheosise (Brit.) v. idolize, worship, deify, raise to the level of a deity, glorify (also apotheosize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apotheose — verb deify or glorify • Syn: ↑apotheosize, ↑apotheosise • Derivationally related forms: ↑apotheosis (for: ↑apotheosise), ↑apotheosis (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • apotheosize — (Amer.) v. idolize, worship, deify, raise to the level of a deity, glorify (also apotheosise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apotheosized — apotheosize (Amer.) v. idolize, worship, deify, raise to the level of a deity, glorify (also apotheosise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apotheosizes — apotheosize (Amer.) v. idolize, worship, deify, raise to the level of a deity, glorify (also apotheosise) …   English contemporary dictionary