Definitions for verbalizeˈvɜr bəˌlaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•bal•izeˈvɜr bəˌlaɪz(v.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to express in words.

  2. to convert into or use as a verb.

    Category: Grammar

  3. (v.i.)to use many words; be verbose.

  4. to express something verbally.

Origin of verbalize:

1600–10; < F verbaliser


Princeton's WordNet

  1. verbalize, verbalise(verb)

    be verbose

    "This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious"

  2. talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise(verb)

    express in speech

    "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

  3. express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to(verb)

    articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

    "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"

  4. verbalize, verbalise(verb)

    convert into a verb

    "many English nouns have become verbalized"


  1. verbalize(Verb)

    To speak or to use words to express.

    Bill became tongue-tied and could not verbalize his thoughts in the presence of the girl he had a crush on.

  2. verbalize(Verb)

    To adapt a word of another part of speech as a verb.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verbalize(verb)

    to convert into a verb; to verbify

  2. Verbalize(verb)

    to be verbose


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