the·​ol·​o·​gize | \ thē-ˈä-lə-ˌjīz How to pronounce theologize (audio) \
theologized; theologizing

Definition of theologize

transitive verb

: to make theological : give a religious significance to

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Other Words from theologize

theologizer noun

Examples of theologize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the synagogue soon became the primary link to God, and the dispersion of his people was now theologized as Galut, a repeat of the Babylonian Exile, on a larger and more lasting scale. Dominic Green, WSJ, "‘A History of Judaism’ Review: The Book of Books," 30 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of theologize

1649, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Theologize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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