idealize

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ideal +‎ -ize.[1] Compare French idéaliser.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aɪˈdiːəlaɪz/, /ˈaɪdɪəˌlaɪz/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

idealize (third-person singular simple present idealizes, present participle idealizing, simple past and past participle idealized)

  1. (transitive) To regard something as ideal.
  2. (intransitive) To conceive or form an ideal.
  3. (transitive, art) To portray using idealization.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ idealize, v.”, in OED Online Paid subscription required, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.

Further reading[edit]

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

idealize

  1. (reintegrationist norm) inflection of idealizar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

idealize

  1. inflection of idealizar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative