AskDefine | Define beautify

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1 make more beautiful [syn: embellish, prettify] [ant: uglify]
2 be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere" [syn: deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish]
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] [also: beautified]

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IPA: /ˈbju.tə.faɪ/


  1. To make beautiful, or to increase the beauty of.

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to make beautiful or more beautiful

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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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