beautify beautify  /ˈbju tɪ ˌfaɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make more beautiful
  2. (v) be beautiful to look at
  3. (v) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

Usage(s):

  1. In everything she created, she challenged the notion that fashion was meant to beautify or to be beautiful.
  2. While Jackie Kennedy wanted to beautify the White House and Lady Bird Johnson wanted to beautify America's highways, Elizabeth Dole wants to beautify America's soul.
  3. Nonprofit organizations are helping residents transform barren neighborhoods into fertile plots that feed impoverished families, beautify blighted blocks and raise home values.

News

  1. Winter Garden in Bloom plans beautification

    Winter Garden in Bloom, in conjunction with other community partners, plans to beautify the community throughout June and July. A community workday has been set for Friday, June 28, starting at 9 a.m. at the Community Garden, which is located at the corner of 9th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: West Orange Times

  2. Moscow beautification project advances

    It’s been 15 years since the City of Moscow has attempted any significant effort to beautify its entryways. Now, Bill Belknap, community development director for the City of Moscow, said the Moscow City Council seeks ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Argonaut

  3. Salisbury Allowed To Rehab, Demolish, Or Sell Vacant Homes

    SALISBURY, Md. - In an effort to continue to beautify Salisbury, Monday, the City Council approved an ordinance that could let the Wicomico County Circuit Court appoint someone to rehabilitate, demolish,
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WMDT Salisbury

Quotes

  1. "What is a unipolar world? No matter how we beautify this term it means one single centre of power, one single centre of force and one single master," Putin told an annual gathering of top security and defence officials in southern Germany.
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Reuters.uk

  2. "She inspired generations of Americans with her graceful strength, unwavering commitment to family and keen sense of social justice," Perry said. "Her unflagging efforts to beautify our highways and byways are a lasting legacy, through which...
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Rick Perry Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "While the cost to remove and dispose of infested ash trees can be substantial, the greatest cost from the destruction this beetle causes is the loss of trees that beautify our streets and neighborhoods," a statement from Blagojevich said....
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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