deificar

deificar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to make a god of)
a. to deify
Los antiguos egipcios deificaban a sus faraones y les rendían culto.Ancient Egyptians deified their pharaohs and worshipped them.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to glorify)
a. to idolize
Algunos fanáticos de los deportes tienden a deificar a los jugadores y se sienten decepcionados cuando esos jugadores no tienen el rendimiento esperado.Some sports fans tend to idolize players, and they feel disappointed when these players fail to perform as expected.
b. to deify
Miles de adolescentes deifican a estos músicos y los consideran modelos de rol.Thousands of teens deify these musicians and consider them role models.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to praise)
a. to put on a pedestal
Trata de no deificar a tu hijo; tus grandes expectativas pueden tener un efecto negativo en él.Try not to put your son on a pedestal; your high expectations can have a negative impact on him.
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deificar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to deify
deificar
transitive verb
1 (Religión) to deify
2 [+cantante, ídolo] to deify; idolize
3 [+persona, hijo] to put on a pedestal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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