Definitions for idealizeaɪˈdi əˌlaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  1. idealize(Verb)

    To regard something as ideal.

  2. idealize(Verb)

    To conceive or form an ideal.

Webster Dictionary

  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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