Translation of ennoble in Spanish:

ennoble

ennoblecer, v.

Pronunciation /ɪˈnəʊb(ə)l//əˈnoʊbəl//ɛˈnəʊb(ə)l/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (give title to)
    ennoblecer
    • Installed at Versailles in 1745, she was ennobled as Marquise de Pompadour, and for 20 years swayed state policy, appointing her own favourites.
    • Piranesi was very much of the artisan class, although he was ennobled by the Pope in 1767.
    • He was ennobled in 1774 and put in charge of irregular forces.
    • Only after two years' delay was her favourite admitted to the Privy Council, and he was not ennobled as Earl of Leicester until 1564.
    • The family was ennobled and, in 1546 attained a peak of prosperity.
    • When he was ennobled in 1964, someone remarked he should take the title Lord Corridor of Power.
    • He was ennobled by the Emperor of Austria, allowing him to use the honorific ‘Ritter von’ before his surname.
    • Princess Carissa would marry him at a private assembly afterwards, as soon as the new King publicly ennobled him.
    • For Black, the high point of his life's work came in 2001 when he was ennobled after renouncing his Canadian citizenship.
    • Meanwhile - long before any of his music appeared in print - he was ennobled and, in 1702, made Chevalier de l' Ordre de Latran.
    • It has been estimated that in the period 1774 to 1789, a total of 2,477 men were ennobled, and the numbers, if anything, were rising slightly directly before the Revolution.
    • Mountbatten's title was therefore a courtesy one until he was ennobled in 1946 as Viscount Mountbatten of Burma.
  • 2formal

    (elevate)
    (person/character/mind) ennoblecer
    (mind/character/person) enaltecer
    • Also, speaking from personal experience, following the teachings and example of Jesus Christ has had an ennobling effect on my character.
    • In its subject matter as well as its method, physics ennobles the mind by directing it to the permanent order of the world.
    • To walk on another world, or even to make the attempt, would ennoble every member of the human race.
    • It still gratifies us today to read George Orwell: we feel ennobled by him.
    • We live by telling our own story, and that story can either ennoble us or demean us.
    • I can also urge you to live now in the knowledge that your son's passing ennobles our nation, just as I trust it will now ennoble you.
    • But cultured Germans did believe that art ennobled a people, and I would like to believe it too.
    • And what they went through and what they suffered kind of ennobles us all.
    • We know that neither success nor suffering ennobles people.
    • But given a chance to become a habit, the exhilarating experience of freedom enriches and ennobles people.
    • For some this preventive action has an equivalent moral authority to the great campaigns for civic reform which ennobled the twentieth century throughout the world.
    • Most religions and some of the more grouchy philosophers teach that suffering ennobles us - it makes us better people.
    • Dedicated in 1921 as a monument to World War I's common soldier, the Tomb ennobles the common people of a democratic society.