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  1. Deified a. Honored or worshiped as a deity; treated with supreme regard; godlike.

  2. Deify v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Deifying.] [F. déifier, LL. deificare, fr. L. deificus. See Deific, Deity, -fy.]
    1. To make a god of; to exalt to the rank of a deity; to enroll among the deities; to apotheosize; as, “Julius Cæsar was deified”.

    2. To praise or revere as a deity; to treat as an object of supreme regard; as, “to deify money”.

    He did again so extol and deify the pope. Bacon.

    3. To render godlike.

    By our own spirits are we deified. Wordsworth.