anthropomorphize

[ an-thruh-puh-mawr-fahyz ]

verb (used with or without object),an·thro·po·mor·phized, an·thro·po·mor·phiz·ing.
  1. to ascribe human form or attributes to (an animal, plant, material object, etc.).

Origin of anthropomorphize

1
First recorded in 1835–45; anthropomorph(ic) + -ize
  • Also especially British, an·thro·po·mor·phise .

Other words from anthropomorphize

  • an·thro·po·mor·phi·za·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for anthropomorphize

anthropomorphize

anthropomorphise

/ (ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfaɪz) /


verb
  1. to attribute or ascribe human form or behaviour to (a god, animal, object, etc)

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