allegorize

verb al·le·go·rize \ ˈa-lə-ˌgȯr-ˌīz , -gər- \

Definition of allegorize

allegorized; allegorizing
1 : to give allegorical explanations
2 : to compose or use allegory
1 : to treat or explain as an allegory
2 : to make into allegory

allegorization

play \ˌa-lə-ˌgȯr-ə-ˈzā-shən, -gər-\ noun

allegorizer

noun

First Known Use of allegorize

15th century

in the meaning defined at transitive sense 2

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