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.
To praise or revere as a deity; to treat as an object of supreme regard; as, to deify money.
consider as a god or god-like; "These young men deify financial success"
exalt to the position of a God; "the people deified their King"
1. to make a god of; to rank among the gods. 2. to look upon or worship as a god. 3. to glorify, exalt, or adore in an extreme way; idolize.