allegorize

verb
al·​le·​go·​rize | \ ˈa-lə-ˌgȯr-ˌīz How to pronounce allegorize (audio) , -gər-\
allegorized; allegorizing

Definition of allegorize

intransitive verb

1 : to give allegorical explanations
2 : to compose or use allegory

transitive verb

1 : to treat or explain as an allegory
2 : to make into allegory

Other Words from allegorize

allegorization \ ˌa-​lə-​ˌgȯr-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce allegorization (audio) , -​gər-​ \ noun
allegorizer noun

First Known Use of allegorize

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 2

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