spiritualize

Definitions of spiritualize
  1. verb
    give a spiritual meaning to; read in a spiritual sense
    synonyms: spiritualise
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    Antonyms:
    literalise, literalize
    make literal
    type of:
    construe, interpret, see
    make sense of; assign a meaning to
  2. verb
    purify from the corrupting influences of the world
    “During his stay at the ashram he was spiritualized
    synonyms: spiritualise
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    type of:
    purge, purify, sanctify
    make pure or free from sin or guilt
  3. verb
    elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
    synonyms: glorify, transfigure
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    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
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