HyperDic: mythologize

English > 2 senses of the word mythologize:
VERBcreationmythologize, mythologiseconstruct a myth
changemythologize, mythologise, mythicize, mythicisemake into a myth
English > mythologize: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningConstruct a myth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The poet mythologized that the King had three sons"
Broaderfabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, inventmake up something artificial or untrue
English > mythologize: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake into a myth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsmythologise, mythicize, mythicise
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedemythologize, demythologiseRemove the mythical element from (writings)
Spanishconvertir en mítico, elevar a mito, mitificar, mitologizar
Nounsmytha traditional story accepted as history
mythologizationthe restatement of a message as a myth
mythologythe study of myths
mythologymyths collectively

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