idealise
idealise \idealise\ v. 1. Same as {idealize}. [Chiefly Brit.] [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • idealise — (Brit.) v. make ideal; represent as the embodiment of perfection; view someone or something as ideal, romanticize (also idealize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • idealise — British variant of idealize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • idealise — i|deal|ise [aıˈdıəlaız] v [T] a British spelling of ↑idealize …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • idealise — i|de|al|ise [ aı diə,laız ] a British spelling of idealize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • idealise — [[t]aɪdi͟ːəlaɪz[/t]] see idealize …   English dictionary

  • idealise — verb (T) a British spelling of idealize …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • idealise — UK [aɪˈdɪəlaɪz] / US [aɪˈdɪəˌlaɪz] a British spelling of idealize …   English dictionary

  • idealise — [c]/aɪˈdɪəlaɪz / (say uy dearluyz) verb (idealised, idealising) –verb (t) 1. to make ideal; represent in an ideal form or character; exalt to an ideal perfection or excellence. –verb (i) 2. to represent something in an ideal form; imagine or form …   Australian English dictionary

  • idealise — verb 1. consider or render as ideal She idealized her husband after his death • Syn: ↑idealize • Derivationally related forms: ↑idealisation, ↑ideal, ↑idealization (for: ↑id …   Useful english dictionary

  • idealised — idealise (Brit.) v. make ideal; represent as the embodiment of perfection; view someone or something as ideal, romanticize (also idealize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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