Synonyms of deify in English:

deify


See definition of deify

verb

1‘she was deified by the early Romans as a fertility goddess’

SYNONYMS
worship, revere, venerate, reverence, hold sacred, pay homage to, extol, exalt, adore
immortalize
rare divinize

2‘he was deified by his colleagues and the press’

SYNONYMS
idolize, apotheosize, lionize, hero-worship
idealize, glorify, aggrandize
informal put on a pedestal
ANTONYMS

demonize