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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

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have novelized
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Past Continuous
I was novelizing
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Past Perfect
I had novelized
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Future
I will novelize
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Future Perfect
I will have novelized
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Future Continuous
I will be novelizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been novelizing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been novelizing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been novelizing
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Conditional
I would novelize
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Past Conditional
I would have novelized
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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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On the heels of studies by scholars such as Bataillon, Vilanova, Castro, and Marquez Villanueva, Zimic observes that Part Two reveals a distinctly Erasmian influence, especially if we examine the many "treatises" and "essays" that Cervantes novelizes in several instances, such as the portrayal of Sancho as the "wise fool" and Don Quixote's numerous discourses on war, princes, and good government.
According to Carnes, Virgil's use of the genre of epinician briefly introduces new voices into the poem, opening the text up to heteroglossia --" in Bakhtinian terms, the epinician novelizes the Aeneid" (107).
Jane Smiley moves the same play to rural America and novelizes it as A Thousand Acres.