- to make conventional.
- Art. to represent in a conventional manner.
Also especially British, con·ven·tion·al·ise.
Origin of conventionalize
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Examples from the Web for conventionalized
(c) Conventionalized lily—the prototype of the trident and the thunder-weapon.The Evolution of the Dragon
G. Elliot Smith
The pointed oval, or vesica, is the conventionalized form of the fish.The Worship of the Church</p>
Jacob A. Regester
Everywhere the conventionalized book-language is spoken by the few.Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation
S. D. Gordon
In using a flower, or other design, for a frieze or dado, they should be conventionalized.Social Life</p>
Maud C. Cooke
It is a "conventionalized" creation, as we say of ornamentation.In the Wilderness
Charles Dudley Warner
- to make conventional
- to simplify or stylize (a design, decorative device, etc)
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