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idealize

i·de·al·ize

idealize

 
pronunciation:
aI di laIz [or] aI di laIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: idealized, idealizes, idealizing
definition: to conceive or represent in an ideal form; raise to an ideal level; consider to be ideal.
He idealizes his teacher.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to conceive or represent something in an ideal form.
similar words:
romance
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derivations: idealized (adj.), idealization (n.)