temporalize

verb
tem·​po·​ral·​ize | \ ˈtem-p(ə-)rə-ˌlīz How to pronounce temporalize (audio) \
temporalized; temporalizing

Definition of temporalize

transitive verb

2 : to place or define in time relations

First Known Use of temporalize

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for temporalize

temporal entry 1 + -ize

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