Definition of go to glory in US English:

go to glory


  • Die; be destroyed.

    • ‘Some Christians prefer to call this Final Preservation, since it is God who keeps us through faith until we go to glory.’
    • ‘Her farewell on that last night was prescient in more ways than one: ‘Goodbye, my friends, I go to glory!’’
    • ‘Friends of mine of the same age are retiring - some have gone to glory.’
    • ‘He has convinced them that they go to glory when, in fact, they have signed up for a life of privation, stress and certain death.’