Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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Idealize (Page: 725)

I*de"al*ize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Idealized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Idealizing (?).]

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

2. (Fine Arts) To treat in an ideal manner. See Idealization, 2.

Idealize (Page: 725)

I*de"al*ize, v. i. [Cf. F. idéaliser.] To form ideals.