Definition of martyrize in English:

martyrize

(British martyrise)

verb

[with object]
  • 1Kill (someone) because of their beliefs.

    ‘the cross on which the apostle was martyrized’
    1. 1.1Cause great pain or distress to.
      ‘I saw that my presence martyrized him’

Pronunciation

martyrize

/ˈmɑːtərʌɪz/