Difference Between Beatify and BeautifyOne meaning of ‘beatify’ (with respect to the Roman Catholic Church) is to proclaim (a deceased person) to be one of the blessed and thus worthy of public religious veneration in a particular region or religious congregation: “The Pope will beatify her after more than a hundred years since her death.”
Another meaning of beatify is to make happy; to bless with the completion of celestial enjoyment: “She was blessed with spirits that beatify one’s life.”
Beautify, on the other hand, means ‘enhance, adorn, dress up; to make or to become beautiful’. “Planting trees along the streets will help to beautify our town.”