n. Exalted praise, honor, or distinction accorded by common consent to a person or thing; honorable fame; renown; celebrity.n. A state of greatness or renown; exaltation; magnificence; pomp.n. Brightness; splendor; luster; brilliancy.n. The eternal splendor and happiness of heaven; celestial bliss.n. Distinguished honor or ornament; that of which one boasts or may boast; that of which one is or may be proud; peculiar distinction; pride.n. An attribute, adjunct, characteristic, quality, or action that renders glorious or illustrious: chiefly in the plural: as, the glories of a great reign; the glories of the stage.n. A state of glorying; exultant elation; vainglory.n. Pride of purpose; laudable ambition.n. In religious symbolism, a mark of great dignity, consisting of a combination of the nimbus and the aureola—that is, of the luminous halo (nimbus) encircling the head of the Deity, of Christ, of the Virgin Mary, and more rarely and less properly of saints, etc., and the radiance or luminous emanation (aureola) encompassing the whole person. Popularly, it is frequently confounded with the nimbus. See aureola, nimbus.n. A concentered burst of sunlight through clouds, as after a storm; a sunburst; a luminous glow of reflected light upon clouds.n. Synonyms Fame, Renown, Honor, Glory. Fame is simply report, repute, whereby one is made widely known for what one is, does, etc.; it may be good or bad, and is thus essentially the same as celebrity: as, an evil fame attaches to all traitors. Renown expresses the same idea through the notion that one is named again and again by the same persons and continually by new persons; it may be bad, but is generally good. Fame may be a weak word, but renown is always strong. Honor is the least external of these words, indicating often only a respectful frame of mind toward another: as, to hold one in honor. The word, however, sometimes has the meaning of a wide and excellent fame. It is the only one of the series that means acts or words of tribute. Glory is superlative fame or honor, but not necessarily of wide extent.To exult; rejoice: always with in.To be boastful; exult arrogantly: always with in.To make glorious; glorify; magnify and honor.To defile; make dirty.