Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To transform from an earthly body into a celestial body; to place in the sky as such
  • v. To turn into a star.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To turn into a star; to cause to appear like a star; to place among the stars, or in heaven.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To turn into or cause to resemble a star; convert into a constellation; make glorious; glorify.

Etymologies

From Middle English stellifien, from Middle French stellifier, from Medieval Latin stellificare, itself from Latin stella ("star") + faciō ("make, do"). (Wiktionary)

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  • This word sounds kind of cook, but I think that asterate sounds cooler.

    May 14, 2008

  • To turn into a star; place among the stars.

    May 13, 2008