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əbˈdʒɛk təˌfaɪob·jec·ti·fy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exteriorize, exteriorise, externalize, externalise, objectifyverb

    make external or objective, or give reality to

    "language externalizes our thoughts"

  2. depersonalize, depersonalise, objectifyverb

    make impersonal or present as an object

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

GCIDE

  1. Objectifyverb

    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.

    Etymology: [Object + -fy.]

Wiktionary

  1. objectifyverb

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

  2. objectifyverb

    to treat as something objectively real

  3. objectifyverb

    to treat as a mere object and deny the dignity of

Webster Dictionary

  1. Objectifyverb

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

    Etymology: [Object + -fy.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of objectify in a Sentence

  1. Mount Sinai:

    It's an attempt to objectify things that are subjective.

  2. 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.

  3. Memory Kachambwa:

    You can not speak from both corners of your mouth and apply double standards as you purport to speak for women, it is absurd to aspire to do so when your utterances and actions are heavily sexist and objectify the very same women you claim to speak for. And in any case, who said women can not speak for themselves ?

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