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Verb: mythologize  mi'thó-lu,jIz
  1. Construct a myth
    "The poet mythologized that the King had three sons";
    - mythologise [Brit]
  2. Make into a myth
    "The Europeans have mythologized Rte. 66";
    - mythologise [Brit], mythicize, mythicise [Brit], mythify

Derived forms: mythologized, mythologizing, mythologizes

Type of: alter, change, cook up [informal], fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, modify

Antonym: demythologize