transitive verb (stylized; stylizing) Date: 1898 to conform to a conventional style; specifically to represent or design according to a style or stylistic pattern rather than according to nature or tradition • stylization noun

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  • stylize — 1898 (implied in stylized), from STYLE (Cf. style) (n.) + IZE (Cf. ize). Perhaps a translation of Ger. stilisieren …   Etymology dictionary

  • stylize — [stī′līz΄] vt. stylized, stylizing [< STYLE + IZE, modeled on Ger stilisiren] to make conform to a given style; specif., to design or represent according to the rules of a style rather than according to nature; conventionalize stylization n.… …   English World dictionary

  • Stylize — Dieser Artikel wurde auf den Seiten der Qualitätssicherung eingetragen. Bitte hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und beteilige dich bitte an der Diskussion! Folgendes muss noch verbessert werden: Scheint zwar eine relevante Gruppe zu sein, aber… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stylize — stylization, n. stylizer, n. /stuy luyz/, v.t., stylized, stylizing. to design in or cause to conform to a particular style, as of representation or treatment in art; conventionalize. Also, esp. Brit., stylise. [1895 1900; STYLE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • stylize — verb a) To represent something in a particular style b) To represent something in a conventional manner …   Wiktionary

  • stylize — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. conventionalize, formalize, accord; see conform . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To make conventional: conform, conventionalize. See USUAL …   English dictionary for students

  • stylize — styl·ize || staɪlaɪz v. design in accordance with a particular style (also stylise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stylize — or stylise verb [usu. as adjective stylized] depict or treat in a mannered and non realistic style. Derivatives stylization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • stylize — v formalize, conventionalize, ritualize, cere monialize, solemnize; shape, pattern, design, form, arrange, fashion, frame, block out …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • stylize — styl·ize …   English syllables

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