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Let there be many windows to your soul, that all the glory of the world may beautify it.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Meaning of "beautify" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BEAUTIFY

beautify  [ˈbjuːtɪˌfaɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BEAUTIFY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Beautify is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb beautify in English.

WHAT DOES BEAUTIFY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of beautify in the English dictionary

The definition of beautify in the dictionary is to make or become beautiful.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BEAUTIFY

PRESENT

Present
I beautify
you beautify
he/she/it beautifies
we beautify
you beautify
they beautify
Present continuous
I am beautifying
you are beautifying
he/she/it is beautifying
we are beautifying
you are beautifying
they are beautifying
Present perfect
I have beautified
you have beautified
he/she/it has beautified
we have beautified
you have beautified
they have beautified
Present perfect continuous
I have been beautifying
you have been beautifying
he/she/it has been beautifying
we have been beautifying
you have been beautifying
they have been beautifying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I beautified
you beautified
he/she/it beautified
we beautified
you beautified
they beautified
Past continuous
I was beautifying
you were beautifying
he/she/it was beautifying
we were beautifying
you were beautifying
they were beautifying
Past perfect
I had beautified
you had beautified
he/she/it had beautified
we had beautified
you had beautified
they had beautified
Past perfect continuous
I had been beautifying
you had been beautifying
he/she/it had been beautifying
we had been beautifying
you had been beautifying
they had been beautifying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will beautify
you will beautify
he/she/it will beautify
we will beautify
you will beautify
they will beautify
Future continuous
I will be beautifying
you will be beautifying
he/she/it will be beautifying
we will be beautifying
you will be beautifying
they will be beautifying
Future perfect
I will have beautified
you will have beautified
he/she/it will have beautified
we will have beautified
you will have beautified
they will have beautified
Future perfect continuous
I will have been beautifying
you will have been beautifying
he/she/it will have been beautifying
we will have been beautifying
you will have been beautifying
they will have been beautifying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would beautify
you would beautify
he/she/it would beautify
we would beautify
you would beautify
they would beautify
Conditional continuous
I would be beautifying
you would be beautifying
he/she/it would be beautifying
we would be beautifying
you would be beautifying
they would be beautifying
Conditional perfect
I would have beautify
you would have beautify
he/she/it would have beautify
we would have beautify
you would have beautify
they would have beautify
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been beautifying
you would have been beautifying
he/she/it would have been beautifying
we would have been beautifying
you would have been beautifying
they would have been beautifying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you beautify
we let´s beautify
you beautify
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to beautify
Past participle
beautified
Present Participle
beautifying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BEAUTIFY


brutify
ˈbruːtɪˌfaɪ
certify
ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪ
desertify
dɪˈzɜːtɪˌfaɪ
fortify
ˈfɔːtɪˌfaɪ
frutify
ˈfruːtɪˌfaɪ
identifier
aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ
identify
aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ
justify
ˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪ
mattify
ˈmætɪˌfaɪ
mortify
ˈmɔːtɪˌfaɪ
notify
ˈnəʊtɪˌfaɪ
objectify
əbˈdʒɛktɪˌfaɪ
prettify
ˈprɪtɪˌfaɪ
quantify
ˈkwɒntɪˌfaɪ
ratify
ˈrætɪˌfaɪ
recertify
riːˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪ
rectify
ˈrɛktɪˌfaɪ
refortify
riːˈfɔːtɪˌfaɪ
stratify
ˈstrætɪˌfaɪ
testify
ˈtɛstɪˌfaɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BEAUTIFY

beautician
beauties
beautification
beautified
beautifier
beautifies
beautiful
beautiful game
beautiful hook-tip
beautiful people
beautifully
beautifulness
beauty
beauty competition
beauty contest
beauty cream
beauty editor
beauty pageant
beauty parlour
beauty preparations

WORDS THAT END LIKE BEAUTIFY

acetify
beatify
compactify
decertify
demystify
flintify
fructify
interstratify
left-justify
misidentify
moistify
mystify
overidentify
prenotify
presanctify
rejustify
right-justify
sanctify
stultify
unsanctify

Synonyms and antonyms of beautify in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BEAUTIFY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «beautify» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of beautify

Translation of «beautify» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BEAUTIFY

Find out the translation of beautify to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of beautify from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «beautify» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

美化
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

embellecer
570 millions of speakers

English

beautify
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुशोभित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تجميل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

украсить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

embelezar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মণ্ডিত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

embellir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mencantikkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verschönern
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

美しくする
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아름답게
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Beautify
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm đẹp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அழகுப்படுத்தவும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुशोभित करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

güzelleştirmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

abbellire
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

upiększać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прикрасити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

înfrumuseța
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ομορφύνει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verfraai
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

försköna
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forskjønne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of beautify

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BEAUTIFY»

The term «beautify» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.487 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BEAUTIFY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «beautify» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «beautify» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about beautify

EXAMPLES

3 QUOTES WITH «BEAUTIFY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word beautify.
1
David LaChapelle
We use fashion for status and to beautify and there's nothing wrong with that, but when it becomes completely unbalanced, then you're living a decadent life. And when that happens on a global scale, you're living in a decadent world.
2
John Henry Newman
To holy people the very name of Jesus is a name to feed upon, a name to transport. His name can raise the dead and transfigure and beautify the living.
3
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Let there be many windows to your soul, that all the glory of the world may beautify it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BEAUTIFY»

Discover the use of beautify in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to beautify and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Harmonious Environment: Beautify, Detoxify and Energize Your ...
Clearly written, cleanly organized, and enthusiastically presented, this is an unusual and eclectic addition to anyones home improvement library.
Norma Lehmeier-Hartie, 2007
2
Tips for carefree landscapes: over 500 sure-fire ways to ...
Offers gardening advice on how to obtain maximum satisfaction with minimum maintenance
Marianne Binetti, 1990
3
Our Homes, and How to Beautify Them
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
H. J. Jennings, 2010
4
Building Cabinets, Bookcases & Shelves: 29 Step-by-Step ...
A Place for Everything... Whether you need storage for books, DVDs, games or clothes, you'll find attractive, custom options in this book. Open shelving? An enclosed cabinet? A classic bookcase? They're all here.
Editors of Popular Woodworking, 2012
5
Little Gardens; How to Beautify City Yards and Small Country ...
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Charles Montgomery Skinner, 2011
6
Miracle Gro Roses: Easy-Care Roses to Beautify Your Garden
Must-have guide to successfully growing vigorous, beautiful roses, including how to select, grow, and arrange plants to spruce up any landscape.Handy, portable size and waterproof pages make this the only book rose growers can use next to ...
Megan McConnell Hughes, Marilyn Rogers, 2006
7
Brando's Golf Gadgets for Women: Equipment to Beautify the ...
Illustrated series of golf vignettes introducing a new set of gadgets, specifically dedicated to women.
Gary Brobst, Dan Frazier, 2002
8
Herbal Crafts: More Than 60 Simple Projects to Beautify Your ...
Useful household items—both beautiful and aromatic—are easy to make using this step-by-step guide to making herbal crafts.
Jessie Hawkins, 2007
9
Engendering African American Archaeology: A Southern Perspective
... clear afterbirth Beautify the body during fussing Beautify the body during fussing Beautify the body during fussing Beautify the body during fussing Beautify the body during fussing Beautify the body during fussing Beautify the body during I ...
Jillian E. Galle, Amy L. Young, 2004
10
Style by Nature: Beautify Your Home with Nature's Colors and ...
Explains how to transform one's home using the colors, textures, and motifs of the various seasons of the year to develop a personalized decorating style, explaining how to select colors, patterns, textures, accents, accessories, and other ...
Better Homes and Gardens, Vicki L. Ingham, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BEAUTIFY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term beautify is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Art Kaufman: Adopt flower bed, beautify city
A couple of years ago I adopted a flower bed at Chautauqua. I was out for a mid-winter walk, saw the "Adopt Me" sign planted in front of the bed ... «Boulder Daily Camera, Jul 15»
2
Beautify your Bathroom!
Art featuring Paris often errs on the traditional side but this print by Michael Tompsett is contemporary and beautiful. A unique take on the theme ... «Ottawa Sun, Jul 15»
3
Volunteers sought to beautify schools in Detroit
DETROIT — Businesses and community groups are being asked to help beautify the interiors and exteriors of Detroit schools as part of ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
4
The Hairbenders: They cut, they color, they beautify
7/5/2015 12:31:00 AM The Hairbenders: They cut, they color, they beautify. Matt Hinshaw/The Daily CourierFrom right, Jennifer Graham, owner of Hair Benders ... «The Daily Courier, Jul 15»
5
Africans ready to beautify Tour de France landscape
Eritrean cyclist Natnael Berhane (L) and Adrien Niyonshuti of Rwanda lead fellow MTN-Qhubeka team team members during a training ride on ... «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
6
San Benito turns to youth to beautify city
SAN BENITO — A fresh downtown plan must have been just what the city needed. After the city implemented a new beautification program, ... «Brownsville Herald, Jul 15»
7
Fireworks – Beautify Things
As we watch the fireworks this Fourth of July and “ooh” and “aah” at their spectacular beauty remember that they represent the beauty of our ... «Beliefnet, Jul 15»
8
Eden strives to beautify hamlet
A committee that strives to beautify the Town of Eden's hamlet has asked for input. Richard Minekime, the Eden Hamlet Streetscape ... «Buffalo News, Jul 15»
9
Womens club, Scouts beautify Penn Area Library grounds
Last year, Hails, her husband and a couple of other club members tried to beautify the area around the buildings without help. All of the ... «Tribune-Review, Jul 15»
10
Abundance Co-op Market to beautify building
The Abundance Cooperative Market held a news conference Tuesday to celebrate its future home at 571 South Ave., in the South Wedge ... «Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Beautify [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/beautify>. Aug 2019 ».
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