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English verb: spiritualize

1. spiritualize (cognition) give a spiritual meaning to; read in a spiritual sense


Synonymsspiritualise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)construe, interpret, see


Antonymsliteralise, literalize

2. spiritualize (change) elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration


Synonymsglorify, transfigure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

3. spiritualize (change) purify from the corrupting influences of the world


SamplesDuring his stay at the ashram he was spiritualized.


Synonymsspiritualise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)purge, purify, sanctify









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