Synonyms of deify in English:

deify


See definition of deify

verb

1‘she was deified by the early Romans as a fertility goddess’

SYNONYMS

worship, revere, venerate, reverence, hold sacred, pay homage to, extol, exalt, adore

immortalize

rare divinize

2‘he was deified by his colleagues and the press’

SYNONYMS

idolize, apotheosize, lionize, hero-worship

idealize, glorify, aggrandize

informal put on a pedestal

ANTONYMS

demonize