Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To convert into myth; mythicize.
  • intransitive verb To construct or relate a myth.
  • intransitive verb To interpret or write about myths or mythology.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To construct or relate mythical history.
  • To explain myths.
  • To make into a myth.
  • To render mythical.
  • To interpret in relation to mythology.
  • Also spelled mythologise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To relate, classify, and explain, or attempt to explain, myths; to write upon myths.
  • intransitive verb To construct and propagate myths.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb construct a myth
  • verb make into a myth

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From mythology +‎ -ize, after Middle French mythologiser.

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