简明英汉词典

dignify
[5di^nifai]
vt.
使尊荣, 增威严, 使高贵, 故做显贵

美国传统词典[双解]

dignify
dig.ni.fy
AHD:[d1g“n…-fo”]
D.J.[6dign*7fai]
K.K.[6d!gn*7fa!]
v.tr.(及物动词)
dig.ni.fieddig.ni.fy.ingdig.ni.fies

(1)

To confer dignity or honor on; give distinction to:
授…以荣誉:授与高位或荣誉的;给予荣誉称号:
dignified him with a title.
授于他的荣誉称号

(2)

To raise the status of (something unworthy or lowly); make honorable:
把…夸大为:提高无价值的或较低事物的地位;变得有名誉的:
would not dignify the insulting question with a response.
对无礼的问题不予以答复

语源

(1)

Middle English dignifien
中古英语 dignifien

(2)

from Old French dignifier
源自 古法语 dignifier

(3)

from Late Latin dignific3e
源自 后期拉丁语 dignific3e

(4)

Latin dignus [worthy] * see dek-
拉丁语 dignus [值得] *参见 dek-

(5)

Latin -fic3e [-fy]
拉丁语 -fic3e [后缀,表“使…”]

现代英汉词典

dignify
[5dI^nIfaI]
vt.
-fied, -fying
使有尊严;使高贵;显赫

现代英汉综合大辞典

dignify
[5di^nifai]
vt.

(1)

使有威严, 使高贵; 授以荣誉, 加以尊称

(2)

把...加以夸大
The cottage was -fied by the great trees around it.
四周的大树使茅舍增辉。

继承用法

dignification
n.

美国传统词典

dignify
dig.ni.fy
AHD:[d1g“n…-fo”]
D.J.[6dign*7fai]
K.K.[6d!gn*7fa!]
v.tr.
dig.ni.fied, dig.ni.fy.ing, dig.ni.fies

(1)

To confer dignity or honor on; give distinction to:
dignified him with a title.

(2)

To raise the status of (something unworthy or lowly); make honorable:
would not dignify the insulting question with a response.

语源

(1)

Middle English dignifien

(2)

from Old French dignifier

(3)

from Late Latin dignific3e

(4)

Latin dignus [worthy] * see dek-

(5)

Latin -fic3e [-fy]

英汉化学大词典

dignify
vt.夸大,授以荣誉

英汉计算机大词典

dignify
vt.夸大(授以荣誉)

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