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ex·ter·nal·ize

 (ĭk-stûr′nə-līz′)
tr.v. ex·ter·nal·ized, ex·ter·nal·iz·ing, ex·ter·nal·iz·es
1.
a. To make external.
b. To manifest externally: "Marriage is a nice way to externalize the private commitments made between you" (Patti Davis).
2. To attribute to outside causes.
3. To project or attribute (inner conflicts or feelings) to external circumstances or causes.

ex·ter′nal·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

externalize

(ɪkˈstɜːnəˌlaɪz) ,

exteriorize

,

externalise

or

exteriorise

vb (tr)
1. to make external; give outward shape to
2. (Psychoanalysis) psychol to attribute (one's own feelings) to one's surroundings
exˌternaliˈzation, exˌterioriˈzation, exˌternaliˈsation, exˌterioriˈsation n

ex•ter•nal•ize

(ɪkˈstɜr nlˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make external; embody in an outward form.
2. to attribute to external causes.
3. to direct (the personality) outward in social relationships.
[1850–55]
ex•ter`nal•i•za′tion, n.

externalize


Past participle: externalized
Gerund: externalizing

Imperative
externalize
externalize
Present
I externalize
you externalize
he/she/it externalizes
we externalize
you externalize
they externalize
Preterite
I externalized
you externalized
he/she/it externalized
we externalized
you externalized
they externalized
Present Continuous
I am externalizing
you are externalizing
he/she/it is externalizing
we are externalizing
you are externalizing
they are externalizing
Present Perfect
I have externalized
you have externalized
he/she/it has externalized
we have externalized
you have externalized
they have externalized
Past Continuous
I was externalizing
you were externalizing
he/she/it was externalizing
we were externalizing
you were externalizing
they were externalizing
Past Perfect
I had externalized
you had externalized
he/she/it had externalized
we had externalized
you had externalized
they had externalized
Future
I will externalize
you will externalize
he/she/it will externalize
we will externalize
you will externalize
they will externalize
Future Perfect
I will have externalized
you will have externalized
he/she/it will have externalized
we will have externalized
you will have externalized
they will have externalized
Future Continuous
I will be externalizing
you will be externalizing
he/she/it will be externalizing
we will be externalizing
you will be externalizing
they will be externalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been externalizing
you have been externalizing
he/she/it has been externalizing
we have been externalizing
you have been externalizing
they have been externalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been externalizing
you will have been externalizing
he/she/it will have been externalizing
we will have been externalizing
you will have been externalizing
they will have been externalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been externalizing
you had been externalizing
he/she/it had been externalizing
we had been externalizing
you had been externalizing
they had been externalizing
Conditional
I would externalize
you would externalize
he/she/it would externalize
we would externalize
you would externalize
they would externalize
Past Conditional
I would have externalized
you would have externalized
he/she/it would have externalized
we would have externalized
you would have externalized
they would have externalized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.externalize - regard as objective
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
ascribe, attribute, impute, assign - attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
2.externalize - make external or objective, or give reality to; "language externalizes our thoughts"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

externalize

verb
To represent (an abstraction, for example) in or as if in bodily form:
Translations

externalize

[ɪksˈtɜːnəlaɪz] VT [+ ideas, feelings] → exteriorizar

externalize

[ɪkˈstɜːrnəlaɪz] externalise (British) vt (= express openly) [+ ideas, feelings] → exprimer

externalize

vtexternalisieren

externalize

[ɪkˈstɜːnəˌlaɪz] vt (frm) → esternare

externalize

v. externalizar. V.: exteriorize
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