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conceptualize

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verb con·cep·tu·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

Simple Definition of conceptualize

  • : to form (an idea, picture, etc.) of something in your mind

Full Definition of conceptualize

con·cep·tu·al·izedcon·cep·tu·al·iz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to form a concept of; especially :  to interpret conceptually

con·cep·tu·al·i·za·tion play \-ˌsep-chə-wə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -chü-ə-, -chə-lə-ˈ, -shwə-lə-ˈ\ noun
con·cep·tu·al·iz·er play \-ˈsep-chə-wə-ˌlī-zər, -chü-ə-, -chə-ˌlī-, -shwə-ˌlī-\ noun

Examples of conceptualize

  1. She described her plans to me, but I found them hard to conceptualize.

  2. He conceptualizes the family as an economic unit.

  3. A programmer needs to analyze and conceptualize in order to solve problems.



1878

First Known Use of conceptualize

1878


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