absolutize

verb

ab·​so·​lut·​ize ˈab-sə-ˌlü-ˌtīz How to pronounce absolutize (audio)
absolutized; absolutizing

transitive verb

: to make absolute : convert into an absolute

Word History

Etymology

absolute + -ize

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of absolutize was in 1865

Dictionary Entries Near absolutize

Cite this Entry

“Absolutize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absolutize. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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