historicize
verb (-cized; -cizing) Date: 1846 transitive verb to make historical intransitive verb to use historical material

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Historicize — His*tor i*cize, v. t. To record or narrate in the manner of a history; to chronicle. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • historicize — (Amer.) v. make historical; chronicle, write down historical events; use historical materials (also historicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • historicize — [his tôr′ə sīz΄] vt. historicized, historicizing to make, or make seem, historical or historically real vi. to use historical materials …   English World dictionary

  • historicize — /hi stawr euh suyz , stor /, v., historicized, historicizing. v.i. 1. to interpret something as a product of historical development. v.t. 2. to narrate as history; render historic. Also, esp. Brit., historicise. [1840 50; HISTORIC + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • historicize — verb To treat from the perspective of history or historicism …   Wiktionary

  • historicize — his·tor·i·cize …   English syllables

  • historicize — his•tor•i•cize [[t]hɪˈstɔr əˌsaɪz, ˈstɒr [/t]] v. t. cized, ciz•ing his why to narrate as history; render historical • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • historicize — hiˈstȯrəˌsīz, tär verb ( ed/ ing/ s) transitive verb 1. : to render historic : give an appearance of historical verity or significance to the traditional myth of the god s victory over the dragon … is historicized as the triumph of Yahweh over… …   Useful english dictionary

  • historicized — historicize (Amer.) v. make historical; chronicle, write down historical events; use historical materials (also historicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • historicizes — historicize (Amer.) v. make historical; chronicle, write down historical events; use historical materials (also historicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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