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- (transitive) To regard something as ideal.
- (intransitive) To conceive or form an ideal.
- (art) To portray using idealization.
transitive: to regard something as ideal
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- idealize in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- idealize in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911