[ pleyt-n-ahyz ]
/ ˈpleɪt nˌaɪz /
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.
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Also especially British, Pla·to·nise .
OTHER WORDS FROM PlatonizePla·to·ni·za·tion, nounPla·to·niz·er, noun
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Gentle, secluded, scholastic England does well to platonize.Soliloquies in England|George Santayana