Meaning of IDEALIZE in English

IDEALIZE

verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

People often idealize the past.

She always idealized her father, who had died when she was five.

The movie idealizes life in the 1600s.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Continuity is idealized as a family relationship and is symbolized in terms such as parent company or child subcontractor.

He had one friend, Adam, whom he idealized.

It's because you idealize kids, Meg.

It is certainly less idealized, and less given to black-and-white distinctions.

On their back panels are usually scenes from a Bengali film or an idealized landscape.

We idealize the world of jobs and conveniently forget how boring and depressing most people found it.

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