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


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.


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I*de"al*ize, v. i. [Cf. F. id'ealiser.]

To form ideals.


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