Beautify Beau"ti*fy (b[=u]"t[i^]*f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beautified} (b[=u]"t[i^]*f[imac]); p. pr. & vb. n. {Beautifying}.] [Beauty + -fy.] To make or render beautiful; to add beauty to; to adorn; to deck; to grace; to embellish. [1913 Webster]

The arts that beautify and polish life. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To adorn; grace; ornament; deck; decorate. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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