- to form into a concept; make a concept of.
- to form a concept; think in concepts.
Also especially British, con·cep·tu·al·ise.
Origin of conceptualize
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Examples from the Web for conceptualize
They offer crucial evidence that it is utterly impossible to conceptualize humanity without literature.Aleksandar Hemon on Jorge Luis Borges’s ‘Funes the Memorious’
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Health is simple to conceptualize—it is what we all hope to have and maintain.A Doctor’s View of the Supreme Court’s Health-Care Ruling
June 28, 2012
BASTIANICH: Every accomplished home cook needs to be able to conceptualize and execute a complete dinner party.Culinary Kings-Turned TV Judges Cook Up Verdicts on Gordon Ramsay-Hosted MasterChef
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Faculty are supported in their struggles to conceptualize nursing in a new way.
We must give serious thought to our obsession with invulnerability, easy to conceptualize and express in language.The Civilization of Illiteracy
Only in the sense of this power to transform and conceptualize, does the mind have knowledge within itself.
This approach permits us to conceptualize as well as contextualize the knowledge of nursing the story tells.
- to form (a concept or concepts) out of observations, experience, data, etc
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Word Origin and History for conceptualize
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