verb (used without object), Pla·to·nized, Pla·to·niz·ing.

to follow or adopt the doctrines of Plato.
to think or reason in the manner of Plato.

verb (used with object), Pla·to·nized, Pla·to·niz·ing.

to give a Platonic character to.
to explain in accordance with Platonic principles.

Also especially British, Pla·to·nise.

Origin of Platonize

From the Greek word platōnízein, dating back to 1600–10. See Platonic, -ize
Related formsPla·to·ni·za·tion, nounPla·to·niz·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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