What does verbalize mean?

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ˈvɜr bəˌlaɪzver·bal·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. verbalize, verbaliseverb

    be verbose

    "This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious"

  2. talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseverb

    express in speech

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

  3. express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toverb

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

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

  4. verbalize, verbaliseverb

    convert into a verb

    "many English nouns have become verbalized"


  1. Verbalizeverb

    To express in words.


  1. verbalizeverb

    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. verbalizeverb

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


  1. verbalize

    To verbalize means to express something in words or to articulate thoughts, feelings, ideas or concepts through spoken language. It can also refer to the act of transforming non-verbal cues, emotions, or actions into spoken words.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verbalizeverb

    to convert into a verb; to verbify

  2. Verbalizeverb

    to be verbose

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

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  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

Examples of verbalize in a Sentence

  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. Christopher Ammerman:

    If there are some sort of demands or specific requests that the people are protesting for, they can verbalize those to a party that could hear them, and then maybe they can come to a mutual agreement or conclusion that people could get behind.

  3. 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.

  4. Maxim Behar:

    Political marketing and PR could be described as elitist to some extent, although again, you have to express and verbalize your messages in the language of the people who are nor part of this elite.

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