empathize


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em·pa·thize

 (ĕm′pə-thīz′)
intr.v. em·pa·thized, em·pa·thiz·ing, em·pa·thiz·es
To feel or experience empathy: empathized with the striking miners.

em′pa·thiz′er n.

empathize

(ˈɛmpəˌθaɪz) or

empathise

vb
(intr) to engage in or feel empathy

em•pa•thize

(ˈɛm pəˌθaɪz)

v.i. -thized, -thiz•ing.
to experience empathy (often fol. by with): to empathize with another's grief.
[1920–25]

empathize


Past participle: empathized
Gerund: empathizing

Imperative
empathize
empathize
Present
I empathize
you empathize
he/she/it empathizes
we empathize
you empathize
they empathize
Preterite
I empathized
you empathized
he/she/it empathized
we empathized
you empathized
they empathized
Present Continuous
I am empathizing
you are empathizing
he/she/it is empathizing
we are empathizing
you are empathizing
they are empathizing
Present Perfect
I have empathized
you have empathized
he/she/it has empathized
we have empathized
you have empathized
they have empathized
Past Continuous
I was empathizing
you were empathizing
he/she/it was empathizing
we were empathizing
you were empathizing
they were empathizing
Past Perfect
I had empathized
you had empathized
he/she/it had empathized
we had empathized
you had empathized
they had empathized
Future
I will empathize
you will empathize
he/she/it will empathize
we will empathize
you will empathize
they will empathize
Future Perfect
I will have empathized
you will have empathized
he/she/it will have empathized
we will have empathized
you will have empathized
they will have empathized
Future Continuous
I will be empathizing
you will be empathizing
he/she/it will be empathizing
we will be empathizing
you will be empathizing
they will be empathizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been empathizing
you have been empathizing
he/she/it has been empathizing
we have been empathizing
you have been empathizing
they have been empathizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been empathizing
you will have been empathizing
he/she/it will have been empathizing
we will have been empathizing
you will have been empathizing
they will have been empathizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been empathizing
you had been empathizing
he/she/it had been empathizing
we had been empathizing
you had been empathizing
they had been empathizing
Conditional
I would empathize
you would empathize
he/she/it would empathize
we would empathize
you would empathize
they would empathize
Past Conditional
I would have empathized
you would have empathized
he/she/it would have empathized
we would have empathized
you would have empathized
they would have empathized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.empathize - be understanding ofempathize - be understanding of; "You don't need to explain--I understand!"

empathize

verb
empathize with identify with, understand, relate to, feel for, sympathize with, have a rapport with, feel at one with, be on the same wavelength as I empathize with anyone who has gone through that trauma.

empathize

verb
1. To understand or be sensitive to another's feelings or ideas:
2. To associate or affiliate oneself closely with a person or group:
Translations

empathize

[ˈempəθaɪz] VIidentificarse (with con)

empathize

[ˈɛmpəθaɪz] empathise (British) vise montrer compréhensif/ive
to empathize with sb → comprendre ce que ressent qn

empathize

visich hineinversetzen or einfühlen (→ with in +acc)

empathize

[ˈɛmpəˌθaɪz] visimpatizzare
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