Definitions for objectifyəbˈdʒɛk təˌfaɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ob•jec•ti•fyəbˈdʒɛk təˌfaɪ(v.t.)-fied, -fy•ing.
to present as an object, esp. of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.
Origin of objectify:
exteriorize, exteriorise, externalize, externalise, objectify(verb)
make external or objective, or give reality to
"language externalizes our thoughts"
depersonalize, depersonalise, objectify(verb)
make impersonal or present as an object
"Will computers depersonalize human interactions?"; "Pornography objectifies women"
to make something (such as an abstract idea) possible to be perceived by the senses
to treat as something objectively real
to treat as a mere object and deny the dignity of
to cause to become an object; to cause to assume the character of an object; to render objective