AskDefine | Define beautify

Dictionary Definition

beautify

Verb

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]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

IPA: /ˈbju.tə.faɪ/

Verb

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

Related terms

Translations

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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