semanticize

transitive verb se·man·ti·cize \-ˌsīz\

Definition of semanticize

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 :  to give a meaning to

  2. 2 :  to subject to semantic analysis semanticize this difference between knowledge by poetry and knowledge by abstraction out of existence — Archibald MacLeish

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Origin and Etymology of semanticize

1semantic + -ize


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