spiritualize

Definitions of spiritualize
1

v give a spiritual meaning to; read in a spiritual sense

Synonyms:
spiritualise
Antonyms:
literalise, literalize
make literal
Type of:
construe, interpret, see
make sense of; assign a meaning to

v purify from the corrupting influences of the world

“During his stay at the ashram he was spiritualized
Synonyms:
spiritualise
Type of:
purge, purify, sanctify
make pure or free from sin or guilt

v elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration

Synonyms:
glorify, transfigure
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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