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con·cep·tu·al·ize

 (kən-sĕp′cho͞o-ə-līz′)
v. con·cep·tu·al·ized, con·cep·tu·al·iz·ing, con·cep·tu·al·iz·es
v.tr.
To form a concept or concepts of, and especially to interpret in a conceptual way: This cabaret performance was conceptualized as a homage to vaudeville.
v.intr.
To form concepts.

con·cep′tu·al·i·za′tion (-sĕp′cho͞o-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
con·cep′tu·al·iz′er n.

conceptualize

(kənˈsɛptjʊəˌlaɪz) or

conceptualise

vb
to form (a concept or concepts) out of observations, experience, data, etc
conˌceptualiˈzation, conˌceptualiˈsation n

con•cep•tu•al•ize

(kənˈsɛp tʃu əˌlaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to form into a concept.
v.i.
2. to form a concept; think in concepts.
[1875–80]
con•cep`tu•al•i•za′tion, n.
con•cep′tu•al•iz`er, n.

conceptualize


Past participle: conceptualized
Gerund: conceptualizing

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.conceptualize - have the idea for; "He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients"; "This library was well conceived"
create by mental act, create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
design - conceive or fashion in the mind; invent; "She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"
preconceive - conceive beforehand; "a preconceived notion"
discover, find - make a discovery, make a new finding; "Roentgen discovered X-rays"; "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle"
Translations

conceptualize

[kənˈseptjʊəlaɪz] VTconceptualizar

conceptualize

[kənˈsɛptʃuəlaɪz] conceptualise (British) vtconcevoir, conceptualiser

conceptualize

vtin Begriffe fassen

conceptualize

[kənˈsɛptjʊəˌlaɪz] vt (frm) → concettualizzare
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