What does verbalize mean?

Definitions for verbalizeˈvɜr bəˌlaɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word verbalize.

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(v. t.)

    To express in words.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. verbaliser.]


  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

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. verbaliser.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbalize in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbalize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Simon Lewis:

    You know, they say everything in their eyes, they can't verbalize it because they've got so many mixed emotions going on.

  2. Charlene Carruthers:

    Where was Hillary Clinton? Where was Bernie Sanders? Where were any number of candidates who are running on either side of the aisle, i'm deeply skeptical of any politician who will try to verbalize black lives matters, and not back it up with action.

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