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ob·jec·ti·fy

 (əb-jĕk′tə-fī′)
tr.v. ob·jec·ti·fied, ob·jec·ti·fy·ing, ob·jec·ti·fies
1. To present or regard as an object: "Because we have objectified animals, we are able to treat them impersonally" (Barry Lopez).
2. To make objective, external, or concrete: thoughts objectified in art.

ob·jec′ti·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
ob·jec′ti·fi′er n.

objectify

(əbˈdʒɛktɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Philosophy) (tr) to represent concretely; present as an object. Also: objectivate
obˌjectifiˈcation n

ob•jec•ti•fy

(əbˈdʒɛk təˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to present as an object, esp. of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.
[1830–40]
ob•jec`ti•fi•ca′tion, n.

objectify


Past participle: objectified
Gerund: objectifying

Imperative
objectify
objectify
Present
I objectify
you objectify
he/she/it objectifies
we objectify
you objectify
they objectify
Preterite
I objectified
you objectified
he/she/it objectified
we objectified
you objectified
they objectified
Present Continuous
I am objectifying
you are objectifying
he/she/it is objectifying
we are objectifying
you are objectifying
they are objectifying
Present Perfect
I have objectified
you have objectified
he/she/it has objectified
we have objectified
you have objectified
they have objectified
Past Continuous
I was objectifying
you were objectifying
he/she/it was objectifying
we were objectifying
you were objectifying
they were objectifying
Past Perfect
I had objectified
you had objectified
he/she/it had objectified
we had objectified
you had objectified
they had objectified
Future
I will objectify
you will objectify
he/she/it will objectify
we will objectify
you will objectify
they will objectify
Future Perfect
I will have objectified
you will have objectified
he/she/it will have objectified
we will have objectified
you will have objectified
they will have objectified
Future Continuous
I will be objectifying
you will be objectifying
he/she/it will be objectifying
we will be objectifying
you will be objectifying
they will be objectifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been objectifying
you have been objectifying
he/she/it has been objectifying
we have been objectifying
you have been objectifying
they have been objectifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been objectifying
you will have been objectifying
he/she/it will have been objectifying
we will have been objectifying
you will have been objectifying
they will have been objectifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been objectifying
you had been objectifying
he/she/it had been objectifying
we had been objectifying
you had been objectifying
they had been objectifying
Conditional
I would objectify
you would objectify
he/she/it would objectify
we would objectify
you would objectify
they would objectify
Past Conditional
I would have objectified
you would have objectified
he/she/it would have objectified
we would have objectified
you would have objectified
they would have objectified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.objectify - 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"
2.objectify - make impersonal or present as an object; "Will computers depersonalize human interactions?"; "Pornography objectifies women"
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"

objectify

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