How to use Canonize in a sentence as a verb

" This is just as lame as those that canonize him outside of his direct accomplishments.

Not to try to canonize the man, but MLK is a very high standard, even for heroism.

"Interestingly, besides that verse, Kohelet was considered too depressing for the Judaic Sages to canonize.

The need of Uthman to canonize the text was due to the variation that existed.

So you are saying that an article written by a person that ran an unsuccessful startup for 1 year contains wisdom so deep the original commenter can't possibly understand?Don't canonize startup founders.

Steve Jobs was a huge ***** in real life and Hollywood will canonize him again.

Here’s the money quote:“Naïve Westerners who want to know when China is just going to give into common sense and recognize Taiwan might as well ask when Rome is going to canonize Luther or Calvin.

Then we want to encourage that so we find anonymous donors, deanonymize them, and canonize them.

Imagine saying "I expect the folks on the /biz/ 4chan board to canonize him".

I expect the folks on the WallStreetBets subreddit to canonize him.

Geeks canonize Woz and say that he was the success behind Apple, but geeks are a dime a dozen.

After their death, attempts are made to convert them into harmless icons, to canonize them, so to say, and to hallow their names to a certain extent for the “consolation” of the oppressed classes and with the object of duping the latter, while at the same time robbing the revolutionary theory of its substance, blunting its revolutionary edge and vulgarizing it.

I appreciate the "dots don't matter" feature, but have always felt it required an API for external developers to canonize gmail addresses for this precise reason.

Canonize definitions


declare (a dead person) to be a saint; "After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized"

See also: canonise saint


treat as a sacred person; "He canonizes women"

See also: canonise