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Platonize

[pleyt-n-ahyz] /ˈpleɪt nˌaɪz/
verb (used without object), Platonized, Platonizing.
1.
to follow or adopt the doctrines of Plato.
2.
to think or reason in the manner of Plato.
verb (used with object), Platonized, Platonizing.
3.
to give a Platonic character to.
4.
to explain in accordance with Platonic principles.
Also, especially British, Platonise.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Greek platōnízein. See Platonic, -ize
Related forms
Platonization, noun
Platonizer, noun
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