En*no"ble (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ennobled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Ennobling (?).] [Pref. en- + noble: cf. F. ennoblir.]


To make noble; to elevate in degree, qualities, or excellence; to dignify.

"Ennobling all that he touches."


What can ennoble sots, or slaves, or cowards? Alas! not all the blood of all the Howards. Pope.


To raise to the rank of nobility; as, to ennoble a commoner.

Syn. -- To raise; dignify; exalt; elevate; aggrandize.


© Webster 1913.

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