transitive verb

: to give spatial form to : think of as spatial or in space relations : localize in space
man … invented writing to spatialize, i.e. preserve, languageSusanne K. Langer
our inveterate cognitive disposition to spatialize everythingH. A. Murray

Word History


spatial + -ize

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“Spatialize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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