conceptualize conceptualize v. t. 1. to to form a concept of; as, He could not conceptualize a robot that would help paralyzed patients.

Syn: conceive, conceive of, conceptualise, ideate. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • conceptualize — 1892, from CONCEPTUAL (Cf. conceptual) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Conceptualized; conceptualizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • conceptualize — (Amer.) con cep·tu·al·ize || laɪz v. imagine, conceive, envision; ideate; explain observations with a concept (also conceptualise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conceptualize — (also conceptualise) ► VERB ▪ form a concept of. DERIVATIVES conceptualization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • conceptualize — [kən sep′cho͞o əlīz΄] vt. conceptualized, conceptualizing to form a concept or idea of; conceive conceptualization n …   English World dictionary

  • conceptualize — [[t]kənse̱ptʃuəlaɪz[/t]] conceptualizes, conceptualizing, conceptualized VERB If you conceptualize something, you form an idea of it in your mind. [V n] How we conceptualize things has a lot to do with what we feel... [V n as n] It is nowadays… …   English dictionary

  • conceptualize — UK [kənˈseptʃuəlaɪz] / US [kənˈseptʃuəˌlaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms conceptualize : present tense I/you/we/they conceptualize he/she/it conceptualizes present participle conceptualizing past tense conceptualized past participle… …   English dictionary

  • conceptualize — con|cep|tu|al|ize also conceptualise BrE [kənˈseptʃuəlaız] v [I and T] to form an idea ▪ How do older people conceptualize their health? >conceptualization [kənˌseptʃuəlaıˈzeıʃən US lə ] n [U and C] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conceptualize — also ise BrE verb (I, T) to form an idea: two schools of thought that conceptualize things differently …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • conceptualize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1878 to form a concept of; especially to interpret conceptually • conceptualization noun • conceptualizer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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