relativize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1935 to treat or describe as relative

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  • relativize — (Amer.) v. make or become a relative; treat as a relative (also relativise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • relativize — [rel′ə tiv īz΄] vt. relativized, relativizing to think of or treat as relative relativization n …   English World dictionary

  • relativize — relativization, n. /rel euh teuh vuyz /, v.t., relativized, relativizing. to regard as or make relative. Also, esp. Brit., relativise. [1930 35; RELATIVE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • relativize — verb to make one thing relative to another …   Wiktionary

  • relativize — or relativise verb 1》 chiefly Linguistics & Philosophy make or treat as relative. 2》 Physics treat according to the principles of relativity. Derivatives relativization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • relativize — rel·a·tiv·ize …   English syllables

  • relativize — verb consider or treat as relative • Syn: ↑relativise • Hypernyms: ↑see, ↑consider, ↑reckon, ↑view, ↑regard • Verb Frames: Som …   Useful english dictionary

  • relativized — relativize (Amer.) v. make or become a relative; treat as a relative (also relativise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • relativizes — relativize (Amer.) v. make or become a relative; treat as a relative (also relativise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • relativizing — relativize (Amer.) v. make or become a relative; treat as a relative (also relativise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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