HyperDic: idealize

English > 2 senses of the word idealize:
VERBcognitionidealize, idealiseconsider or render as ideal
cognitionidealize, idealiseform ideals
idealize > pronunciation
Soundsaydiy'lay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > idealize: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningConsider or render as ideal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"She idealized her husband after his death"
Synonymidealise
NarrowerdeifyConsider as a god or godlike
romanticize, romanticise, glamorize, glamouriseinterpret romantically
Broadersee, consider, reckon, view, regarddeem to be
Spanishidealizar
Catalanidealitzar
Nounsidealthe idea of something that is perfect
idealizationa portrayal of something as ideal
English > idealize: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningform ideals.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Man has always idealized"
Synonymidealise
Broaderthink up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoctdevise or invent / invent
Spanishidealizar
Catalanidealitzar
Nounsidealthe idea of something that is perfect

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