HyperDic: mythicize

English > 2 senses of the word mythicize:
VERBcognitionmythicize, mythiciseinterpret as a myth or in terms of mythology
changemythicize, mythologize, mythologise, mythicisemake into a myth
English > mythicize: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaninginterpret as a myth or in terms of mythology.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"mythicize the ancient stories"
Broaderinterpret, construe, seemake sense of
English > mythicize: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake into a myth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The Europeans have mythicized Rte. 66"
Synonymsmythologize, mythologise, mythicise
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedemythologize, demythologiseRemove the mythical element from (writings)
Spanishconvertir en mítico, elevar a mito, mitificar, mitologizar

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