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Meaning of BEAUTIFY

Pronunciation:  'byootu`fI

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  make more beautiful
  2. [v]  make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
  3. [v]  be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

BEAUTIFY is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: adorn, adorn, deck, decorate, decorate, embellish, embellish, embellish, grace, grace, ornament, prettify
 Antonyms: uglify
 See Also: alter, ameliorate, amend, applique, bard, be, bead, become, bedeck, bedight, bedizen, begild, bejewel, beset, bespangle, better, blazon, braid, broider, caparison, change, color, colour, curry, deck, dress, dress, dress ship, dress up, dress up, emblazon, embroider, enamel, encrust, engild, festoon, filet, fillet, flag, fledge, flight, foliate, fret, fringe, garland, garnish, gild, glaze, groom, hang, illuminate, illustrate, improve, incrust, inlay, jewel, lacquer, landscape, meliorate, neaten, ornament, panel, pipe, polish, prank, redecorate, scallop, shine, slick up, smarten up, smock, smooth, smoothen, spangle, spiff up, spruce, spruce up, stucco, suit, tart up, tinsel, titivate, tittivate, trim, vermiculate, window-dress, wreathe



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Beau"ti*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beautified} (?); p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Beautifying}.] [Beauty + -fy.]
    To make or render beautiful; to add beauty to; to adorn; to
    deck; to grace; to embellish.
          The arts that beautify and polish life.  --Burke.
    Syn: To adorn; grace; ornament; deck; decorate.
  2. \Beau"ti*fy\, v. i.
    To become beautiful; to advance in beauty. --Addison.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adorn, array, become one, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, color, cultivate, dandify, deck, deck out, decorate, develop, dizen, doll up, dress, dress up, elaborate, embellish, emblazon, embroider, enrich, evolve, fig out, finish, fix up, furbish, garnish, glamorize, grace, gussy up, mature, ornament, paint, perfect, polish, prank, prank up, preen, prettify, pretty up, primp, primp up, prink, prink up, redecorate, redo, refine, refurbish, ripen, season, set off, set out, smarten, smarten up, spruce up, titivate, trick out, trick up, trim