Definitions for objectifyəbˈdʒɛk təˌfaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•jec•ti•fyəbˈdʒɛk təˌfaɪ(v.t.)-fied, -fy•ing.

  1. to present as an object, esp. of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.

Origin of objectify:

1830–40

ob•jec`ti•fi•ca′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exteriorize, exteriorise, externalize, externalise, objectify(verb)

    make external or objective, or give reality to

    "language externalizes our thoughts"

  2. depersonalize, depersonalise, objectify(verb)

    make impersonal or present as an object

    "Will computers depersonalize human interactions?"; "Pornography objectifies women"

Wiktionary

  1. objectify(Verb)

    to make something (such as an abstract idea) possible to be perceived by the senses

  2. objectify(Verb)

    to treat as something objectively real

  3. objectify(Verb)

    to treat as a mere object and deny the dignity of

Webster Dictionary

  1. Objectify(verb)

    to cause to become an object; to cause to assume the character of an object; to render objective

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