To make glorious by bestowing glory upon; to confer honor and distinction upon; to elevate to power or happiness, or to celestial glory.
To make glorious in thought or with the heart, by ascribing glory to; to acknowledge the excellence of; to render homage to; to magnify in worship; to adore.
Latin gloria facere, to make glory -- to make glorious or give glory to; worship, exalt, honor, or praise extravagantly.
praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
bestow glory upon; "The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic"
elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration