Word Summary
charitoō: to make graceful, endow with grace
Original Word: χαριτόω
Transliteration: charitoō
Phonetic Spelling: (khar-ee-to'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to make graceful, endow with grace
Meaning: to make graceful, endow with grace
Strong's Concordance
favor highly

From charis; to grace, i.e. Indue with special honor -- make accepted, be highly favoured.

see GREEK charis

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5487: χαριτόω

χαριτόω, χαρίτω: 1 aorist ἐχαριτωσα; perfect passive participle κεχαριτωμένος; (χάρις);

1. to make graceful i. e. charming, lovely, agreeable: passive, Sir. 18:17; ταῖς διαλοξοις στροφαῖς χαριτουμενος ὀφρυν, Libanius, vol. iv., p. 1071, 14.

2. to pursue with grace, compass with favor; to honor with blessings: τινα, Ephesians 1:6; passive, Luke 1:28 (some would take it in these two examples subjectively (R. V. marginal reading endued frith grace)); Psalm 18:26 Symm.; (Hermas, sim. 9, 24, 3 [ET]; Test xii. Patr. test. Joseph. 1); ecclesiastical and Byzantine writings.