Simple Definition of contextualize
: to think about or provide information about the situation in which something happens
Examples of contextualize in a sentence
When the rebellion is historically contextualized, it becomes clear that there were many factors contributing to it.
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Rhymes with contextualize
Americanize, apotheosize, colonialize, compartmentalize, conceptualize, consolation prize, decriminalize, delegitimize, demilitarize, denaturalize, departmentalize, depoliticize, desexualize, epigrammatize, etymologize, Europeanize, exteriorize, ideologize, individualize, industrialize, internationalize, legitimatize, materialize, memorialize, miniaturize, politicalize, private enterprise, professionalize, psychoanalyze, revolutionize, self-actualize, sensationalize, sentimentalize, spiritualize, underutilize, universalize
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