pictorialize

verb

pic·​to·​ri·​al·​ize pik-ˈtȯr-ē-ə-ˌlīz How to pronounce pictorialize (audio)
pictorialized; pictorializing

transitive verb

: to represent by a picture or illustrate with pictures
pictorialization noun

Example Sentences

N.C. Wyeth is remembered for vividly pictorializing a number of classic works of literature.

Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pictorialize was in 1844

Dictionary Entries Near pictorialize

Cite this Entry

“Pictorialize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pictorialize. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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