Meaning of canonize
Pronunciation: (kan'u-nīz"), [key]
— -ized, -iz•ing.
- to place in the canon of saints.
- to glorify.
- to make canonical; place or include within a canon, esp. of scriptural works: They canonized the Song of Solomon after much controversy.
- to consider or treat as sacrosanct or holy: They canonized his many verbal foibles and made them gospel.
- to sanction or approve authoritatively, esp. ecclesiastically.
- to deify.
- canonize (Thesaurus)