novelize


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nov·el·ize

 (nŏv′ə-līz′)
tr.v. nov·el·ized, nov·el·iz·ing, nov·el·iz·es
1. To write a novel based on: novelize a popular movie.
2. To turn into fiction; fictionalize: novelize one's personal experiences.

nov′el·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
nov′el·iz′er n.

novelize

(ˈnɒvəˌlaɪz) or

novelise

vb (tr)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) to convert (a true story, film, etc) into a novel
ˌnoveliˈzation, ˌnoveliˈsation n
ˈnoveˌlizer, ˈnoveˌliser n

nov•el•ize

(ˈnɒv əˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to put into the form of a novel: to novelize a play.
[1820–30]
nov`el•i•za′tion, n.

novelize


Past participle: novelized
Gerund: novelizing

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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would novelize
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.novelize - convert into the form or the style of a novel; "The author novelized the historical event"
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
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We assume James' last novel was The Golden Bowl--but in fact he went on after that to novelize an old play he had written (The Out Cry), which sold well, and was working on another big novel, The Ivory Tower (set, ironically, in the United States), which was recently published with a foreword by Alan Hollinghurst and the notes James had made for its completion.
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