What does objectify mean?

Definitions for objectifyəbˈdʒɛk təˌfaɪ

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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"


  1. Objectify(v. t.)

    To cause to become an object; to cause to assume the character of an object; to represent or consider as an object; to render objective. J. D. Morell.

  2. Origin: [Object + -fy.]


  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

  2. Origin: [Object + -fy.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of objectify in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of objectify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ruth Hubbard:

    Without words to objectify and categorize our sensations and place them in relation to one another, we cannot evolve a tradition of what is real in the world.

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