Definition of conceptualize
: to form a concept of conceptualize a new car design; especially : to interpret conceptually conceptualizing reality
conceptualizationplay \-ˌsep-chə-wə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -chü-ə-, -chə-lə-ˈ, -shwə-lə-ˈ\ noun
conceptualizerplay \-ˈsep-chə-wə-ˌlī-zər, -chü-ə-, -chə-ˌlī-, -shwə-ˌlī-\ noun
Examples of conceptualize in a sentence
She described her plans to me, but I found them hard to conceptualize.
He conceptualizes the family as an economic unit.
A programmer needs to analyze and conceptualize in order to solve problems.
Origin and Etymology of conceptualize
First Known Use: 1878
CONCEPTUALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conceptualize for English Language Learners
: to form (an idea, picture, etc.) of something in your mind
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