Substantivize Sub"stan*tiv*ize, v. t. To convert into a substantive; as, to substantivize an adjective. --Fitzed. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • substantivize — transitive verb see substantive I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • substantivize — substantivization, n. /sub steuhn teuh vuyz /, v.t., substantivized, substantivizing. to use (an adjective, verb, etc.) as a substantive; convert into a substantive: a substantivized participle. Also, esp. Brit., substantivise. [1865 70;… …   Universalium

  • substantivize — sub·stan·tivize …   English syllables

  • substantivize — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sub|stan|ti|fy — «SUHB stuhn tuh fy», transitive verb, fied, fy|ing. = substantivize. (Cf. ↑substantivize) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Substantive — Sub stan*tive, v. t. To substantivize. [R.] Cudworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • substantive — I. noun Etymology: Middle English substantif, from Anglo French sustentif, from sustentif, adjective, having or expressing substance, from Late Latin substantivus, from Latin substantia Date: 14th century noun; broadly a word or word group… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • substantiviza — SUBSTANTIVIZÁ, substantivizez, vb. I. tranz. A substantiva. – Substantiv + suf. iza. Trimis de RACAI, 07.12.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  SUBSTANTIVIZÁ vb. v. substantiva. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  substantivizá …   Dicționar Român

  • substantize — transitive verb see substantivize …   Useful english dictionary

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