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Verb: spiritualize  'spi-ri-choo-u,lIz
  1. Give a spiritual meaning to; read in a spiritual sense
    - spiritualise [Brit]
     
  2. Elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
    - transfigure, glorify, spiritualise [Brit]
     
  3. Purify from the corrupting influences of the world
    "During his stay at the ashram he was spiritualized";
    - spiritualise [Brit]

Derived forms: spiritualized, spiritualizing, spiritualizes

Type of: alter, change, construe, interpret, modify, purge, purify, sanctify, see

Antonym: literalize