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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Idealize \I*de"al*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Idealized; p. pr. & vb. n. Idealizing.] 1. To make ideal; to consider as ideal; to give an ideal form or value to; to attribute ideal characteristics and excellences to; as, to idealize real life. [WordNet sense 1] [1913 Webster] 2. (Fine Arts) To treat in an ideal manner. See Idealization, 2. [1913 Webster] 3. to form ideals. [WordNet sense 2] [WordNet 1.5]