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im·ma·te·ri·al·ize

 (ĭm′ə-tîr′ē-ə-līz′)
tr.v. im·ma·te·ri·al·ized, im·ma·te·ri·al·iz·ing, im·ma·te·ri·al·iz·es
To render immaterial.

immaterialize

(ˌɪməˈtɪərɪəˌlaɪz) or

immaterialise

vb
(tr) to make immaterial

im•ma•te•ri•al•ize

(ˌɪm əˈtɪər i əˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make immaterial.
[1655–65]

immaterialize


Past participle: immaterialized
Gerund: immaterializing

Imperative
immaterialize
immaterialize
Present
I immaterialize
you immaterialize
he/she/it immaterializes
we immaterialize
you immaterialize
they immaterialize
Preterite
I immaterialized
you immaterialized
he/she/it immaterialized
we immaterialized
you immaterialized
they immaterialized
Present Continuous
I am immaterializing
you are immaterializing
he/she/it is immaterializing
we are immaterializing
you are immaterializing
they are immaterializing
Present Perfect
I have immaterialized
you have immaterialized
he/she/it has immaterialized
we have immaterialized
you have immaterialized
they have immaterialized
Past Continuous
I was immaterializing
you were immaterializing
he/she/it was immaterializing
we were immaterializing
you were immaterializing
they were immaterializing
Past Perfect
I had immaterialized
you had immaterialized
he/she/it had immaterialized
we had immaterialized
you had immaterialized
they had immaterialized
Future
I will immaterialize
you will immaterialize
he/she/it will immaterialize
we will immaterialize
you will immaterialize
they will immaterialize
Future Perfect
I will have immaterialized
you will have immaterialized
he/she/it will have immaterialized
we will have immaterialized
you will have immaterialized
they will have immaterialized
Future Continuous
I will be immaterializing
you will be immaterializing
he/she/it will be immaterializing
we will be immaterializing
you will be immaterializing
they will be immaterializing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been immaterializing
you have been immaterializing
he/she/it has been immaterializing
we have been immaterializing
you have been immaterializing
they have been immaterializing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been immaterializing
you will have been immaterializing
he/she/it will have been immaterializing
we will have been immaterializing
you will have been immaterializing
they will have been immaterializing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been immaterializing
you had been immaterializing
he/she/it had been immaterializing
we had been immaterializing
you had been immaterializing
they had been immaterializing
Conditional
I would immaterialize
you would immaterialize
he/she/it would immaterialize
we would immaterialize
you would immaterialize
they would immaterialize
Past Conditional
I would have immaterialized
you would have immaterialized
he/she/it would have immaterialized
we would have immaterialized
you would have immaterialized
they would have immaterialized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.immaterialize - render immaterial or incorporeal
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"
disincarnate - make immaterial; remove the real essence of
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Shobha Broota was a competent portrait painter in oil who gravitated towards a luminous abstraction, immaterializing the definiteness of form in the subtle dispersion/emanation of light through colour.
Dundjerovic's argument about Lepage's decision to shoot in English indicates the contradiction within this dialectic: disembodying and immaterializing Quebecois culture from its particular sociocultural-linguistic material fabric so as to communicate it to other non-Francophone language worlds as if that very act of translation does not transform what is being communicated--as if Quebecois identity, for all its avowed diversity and hybridity, is a content separable from its form.
Particularly stark is Wilder's process of "emptying," or what Haberman calls "immaterializing 'the dramatic place,'" which sometimes is so radical as to seem disorienting and even uncomfortable (131).