phys·​i·​cal·​ize ˈfi-zi-kə-ˌlīz How to pronounce physicalize (audio)
physicalized; physicalizing

transitive verb

: to give physical form or expression to
her gestures physicalized her major points

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Smell, specifically, helped with executing one of the more challenging conceptual houses which attempts to physicalize how a teen girl and serial killer body swap. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of physicalize was in 1947

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Cite this Entry

“Physicalize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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