allegorization
noun see allegorize

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  • Allegorization — Al le*gor i*za tion, n. The act of turning into allegory, or of understanding in an allegorical sense. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • allegorization — (Amer.) n. turning into allegory; understanding in an allegorical meaning (also allegorisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • allegorization — allegory ► NOUN (pl. allegories) ▪ a story, poem, or picture which can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning. DERIVATIVES allegorist noun allegorization (also allegorisation) noun allegorize (also allegorise) verb. ORIGIN Greek all …   English terms dictionary

  • allegorization — See allegorize. * * * …   Universalium

  • allegorization — al·le·go·ri·za·tion …   English syllables

  • allegorization — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌgōrə̇ˈzāshən, ȯr , är ; gərə̇ˈz , ˌrīˈz noun ( s) 1. : allegorical representation 2. : allegorical interpretation …   Useful english dictionary

  • allegorize — allegorization, n. allegorizer, n. /al i geuh ruyz /, v., allegorized, allegorizing. v.t. 1. to make into an allegory; narrate allegorically. 2. to understand in an allegorical sense; interpret allegorically. v.i. 3. to use allegory. Also, esp.… …   Universalium

  • allegorizations — allegorization (Amer.) n. turning into allegory; understanding in an allegorical meaning (also allegorisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • MAIMONIDEAN CONTROVERSY — MAIMONIDEAN CONTROVERSY, a vast complex of disputed cultural, religious, and social problems, focusing around several central themes. Some of the elements of this controversy considerably antedate maimonides (1135–1204); and of the questions… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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