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Synonyms for beautify
ˈbyu təˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify(verb)

    make more beautiful

    Synonyms:
    fancify, grace, dramatise, ornament, adorn, deck, decorate, aggrandise, aggrandize, blow up, embroider, embellish, lard, prettify, pad, dramatize

    Antonyms:
    uglify

  2. deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautify(verb)

    be beautiful to look at

    "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

    Synonyms:
    fancify, grace, dramatise, bedeck, ornament, adorn, dump, deck, decorate, clothe, aggrandise, invest, blow up, aggrandize, embroider, dress, lard, coldcock, embellish, prettify, bedight, floor, knock down, pad, dramatize

    Antonyms:
    uglify

  3. decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify(verb)

    make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

    "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"

    Synonyms:
    fancify, grace, dramatise, ornament, adorn, deck, decorate, clothe, aggrandise, aggrandize, blow up, embroider, dress, lard, embellish, prettify, pad, dramatize, invest

    Antonyms:
    uglify

Wiktionary

  1. beautify(verb)

    Synonyms:
    adorn, prettify, ornament, decorate

  2. beautify(verb)

    To make beautiful, or to increase the beauty of.

    Synonyms:
    ornament, prettify, adorn, decorate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beautify

    To embellish is to brighten and enliven by adding something that is not necessarily or very closely connected with that to which it is added; to illustrate is to add something so far like in kind as to cast a side-light upon the principal matter. An author embellishes his narrative with fine descriptions, the artist illustrates it with beautiful engravings, the binder gilds and decorates the volume. Garnish is on a lower plane; as, the feast was garnished with flowers. Deck and bedeck are commonly said of apparel; as, a mother bedecks her daughter with silk and jewels. To adorn and to ornament alike signify to add that which makes anything beautiful and attractive, but ornament is more exclusively on the material plane; as, the gateway was ornamented with delicate carving. Adorn is more lofty and spiritual, referring to a beauty which is not material, and can not be put on by ornaments or decorations, but seems in perfect harmony and unity with that to which it adds a grace; if we say, the gateway was adorned with beautiful carving, we imply a unity and loftiness of design such as ornamented can not express. We say of some admirable scholar or statesman, "he touched nothing that he did not adorn."

    At church, with meek and unaffected grace,
    His looks adorned the venerable place.

    Goldsmith Deserted Village, l. 178.

    Synonyms:
    adorn, bedeck, deck, decorate, embellish, garnish, gild, illustrate, ornament

    Antonyms:
    deface, deform, disfigure, mar, spoil

    Preposition:
    Adorn his temples with a coronet.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beautify

    Synonyms:
    decorate, adorn, ornament, deck

    Antonyms:
    deform, spoil, mar, stain, deface, disfigure, befoul, soil, denude, bare, strip

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beautify(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    adorn, decorate, embellish, deck, bedeck, BEDIZEN, ornament, emblazon, gild, array, garnish, grace, set, TRICK OUT, set off, make beautiful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beautify(v)

    Synonyms:
    embellish, adorn, grace, garnish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "beautify":

    prettify, embellish, glorify, whitewash

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How to use beautify in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Adopt and follow a smooth way of discipline and beautify the quality of life since such steps open the door of prestige and success.

  2. Li Jianguo:

    At the same time, we just resolutely oppose anyone who tries to beautify the war of aggression or tries to drive back on history.

  3. Amit Ray:

    Beautify your breath – beautify your life.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    As the honey bees land on flowers and fruits, to sip nectar from that for producing honey; it shows its nature. Similarly, sober and qualified figures, follow visionary subjects and objects, to beautify and purify its vision; it mirrors intellect.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Before beautifying conversation; beautify thoughts first, it matters, and it counts.

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