Definitions for idealizeaɪˈdi əˌlaɪz

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  1. idealize, idealise(verb)

    consider or render as ideal

    "She idealized her husband after his death"

  2. idealize, idealise(verb)

    form ideals

    "Man has always idealized"

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  1. idealize(Verb)

    To regard something as ideal.

  2. idealize(Verb)

    To conceive or form an ideal.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Idealize(verb)

    to make ideal; to give an ideal form or value to; to attribute ideal characteristics and excellences to; as, to idealize real life

  2. Idealize(verb)

    to treat in an ideal manner. See Idealization, 2

  3. Idealize(verb)

    to form ideals

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. idaliser.]

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