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. [wns=1]
2. Fine Arts To treat in an ideal manner. See Idealization, 2.