conceptualize

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verb con·cep·tu·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

Definition of conceptualize

conceptualized

;

conceptualizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to form a concept of conceptualize a new car design; especially :  to interpret conceptually conceptualizing reality

conceptualization

play \-ˌsep-chə-wə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -chü-ə-, -chə-lə-ˈ, -shwə-lə-ˈ\ noun

conceptualizer

play \-ˈsep-chə-wə-ˌlī-zər, -chü-ə-, -chə-ˌlī-, -shwə-ˌlī-\ noun

Examples of conceptualize in a sentence

  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.

Origin and Etymology of conceptualize

see conceptual


First Known Use: 1878


CONCEPTUALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

conceptualize

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verb con·cep·tu·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

Definition of conceptualize for English Language Learners

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


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