Pronunciation: (plāt'n-īz"), [key]
—v., -nized, -niz•ing.
1. to follow or adopt the doctrines of Plato.
2. to think or reason in the manner of Plato.
1. to give a Platonic character to.
2. to explain in accordance with Platonic principles. Also, esp. Brit.,Pla'to•nise".
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