Externalize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈstɜːrnəlaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word externalize
Brit.  |ɪkˈstəːn(ə)lʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word externalize

verb

- regard as objective (syn: externalise, project)
- make external or objective, or give reality to(syn: exteriorise, exteriorize, externalise, objectify)

language externalizes our thoughts

Examples

...an actress with an expressive face that wonderfully externalizes a wide range of emotions...

This idea was externalized in the French Revolution.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: externalize
he/she/it: externalizes
present participle: externalizing
past tense: externalized
past participle: externalized
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