cinematize
transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Date: 1916 to make a motion picture of (as a novel) ; adapt for motion pictures

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  • cinematize — verb make a film of or adopt so as to make into a film cinematize history • Syn: ↑cinematise • Hypernyms: ↑film • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Did he cinematize his major works over a short …   Useful english dictionary

  • cinematize — /sin euh meuh tuyz /, v.t., v.i., cinematized, cinematizing. 1. to adapt (a novel, play, etc.) for motion pictures. 2. Chiefly Brit. cinematograph (def. 3). Also, esp. Brit., cinematise. [CINEMA + (DRAMA)TIZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cinematize — cin·e·mat·ize …   English syllables

  • cinematize — cin•e•ma•tize [[t]ˈsɪn ə məˌtaɪz[/t]] v. t. tized, tiz•ing mot sbz to adapt (a novel, play, etc.) for motion pictures • Etymology: 1915–20; cinema+ (drama) tize …   From formal English to slang

  • cinematise — verb make a film of or adopt so as to make into a film cinematize history • Syn: ↑cinematize • Hypernyms: ↑film • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • cinematization — See cinematize. * * * …   Universalium

  • cinematise — /ˈsɪnəmətaɪz/ (say sinuhmuhtuyz) verb (t), verb (i) (cinematised, cinematising) → cinematograph (defs 3 and 4). Also, cinematize …   Australian English dictionary

  • photograph — [n] a still picture taken with a camera blowup, close up, image, Kodachrome*, Kodak*, likeness, microfilm, mug*, negative, photo, photostat, pic*, picture, pinup*, pix*, Polaroid*, portrait, positive, print, shot*, slide, snap, snapshot,… …   New thesaurus

  • cinemize — ˈsinəˌmīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: cinema + ize : cinematize …   Useful english dictionary

  • filmize — ˈfilˌmīz, ˈfiu̇ˌ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : cinematize …   Useful english dictionary

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