Idealize meaning

ī-dēə-līz
To regard or represent as ideal.

Students who idealize their professors; a book that idealizes rustic living.

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To regard or represent something as ideal.
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To make ideal; think of or represent as ideal.
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To regard or show as perfect or more nearly perfect than is true.
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To form an ideal or ideals.
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To represent things in the manner of an idealist.
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To regard something as ideal.
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(intransitive) To conceive or form an ideal.
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(art) To portray using idealization.
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Origin of idealize

  • From ideal +‎ -ize

    From Wiktionary