transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1945 capsule

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • capsulize — (v.) of news, etc., 1950, from CAPSULE (Cf. capsule) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Capsulized; capsulizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • capsulize — (Amer.) v. summarize, condense; put in a capsule (also capsulise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • capsulize — [kap′səlīz΄, kap′syo͞olīz΄] vt. capsulized, capsulizing ☆ 1. to enclose in a capsule 2. to express in a concise form; condense …   English World dictionary

  • capsulize — capsulization, n. /kap seuh luyz , syoo /, v.t., capsulized, capsulizing. to summarize or make very concise; capsule. Also, esp. Brit., capsulise. [1945 50; CAPSULE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • capsulize — verb a) To enclose (a medication etc) in a capsule. b) To make into a concise form; to encapsulate …   Wiktionary

  • capsulize — or capsulise verb put (information) in compact form; summarize …   English new terms dictionary

  • capsulize — cap·sul·ize …   English syllables

  • capsulize — cap•sul•ize [[t]ˈkæp səˌlaɪz, syʊ [/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing to summarize or make concise • Etymology: 1945–50 cap sul•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • capsulize — (also ise) put (information etc.) in compact form …   Useful english dictionary

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