poetize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1581 intransitive verb to compose poetry transitive verb poeticizepoetizer noun

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  • Poetize — Po et*ize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Poetized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poetizing}.] [Cf. F. po[ e]tiser.] To write as a poet; to compose verse; to idealize. [1913 Webster] I versify the truth, not poetize. Donne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • poetize — (Amer.) po·et·ize || pəʊɪtaɪz v. write poetry, compose verse; express in a poetic manner (also poetise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • poetize — [pō′ə tīz΄] vt., vi. poetized, poetizing [Fr poétiser] POETICIZE …   English World dictionary

  • poetize — poetizer, n. /poh i tuyz /, v., poetized, poetizing. v.i. 1. to write poetry. v.t. 2. to express poetically: to poetize a story. 3. to make or treat as poetic; poeticize: to poetize reality. Also, esp. Brit., poetise. [1575 85; POET + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • poetize — verb a) To make poetic. b) To compose poetry …   Wiktionary

  • poetize — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. score, sing, versify; see compose 3 …   English dictionary for students

  • poetize — or poetise verb represent in poetic form …   English new terms dictionary

  • poetize — po·et·ize …   English syllables

  • poetize — v. (also ise) 1 intr. play the poet. 2 intr. compose poetry. 3 tr. treat poetically. 4 tr. celebrate in poetry. Etymology: F poeacutetiser (as POET) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Poetized — Poetize Po et*ize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Poetized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poetizing}.] [Cf. F. po[ e]tiser.] To write as a poet; to compose verse; to idealize. [1913 Webster] I versify the truth, not poetize. Donne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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