Platonize

verb
Pla·​to·​nize | \ ˈplā-tə-ˌnīz How to pronounce Platonize (audio) \
Platonized; Platonizing

Definition of Platonize

intransitive verb

: to adopt, imitate, or conform to Platonic opinions

transitive verb

: to explain in accordance with or adapt to Platonic doctrines especially : idealize

First Known Use of Platonize

1577, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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