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anthropomorphize

[ an-thruh-puh-mawr-fahyz ]
/ 藢忙n 胃r蓹 p蓹藞m蓴r fa瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), an路thro路po路mor路phized, an路thro路po路mor路phiz路ing.
to ascribe human form or attributes to (an animal, plant, material object, etc.).
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Also especially British, an路thro路po路mor路phise .

Origin of anthropomorphize

First recorded in 1835鈥45; anthropomorph(ic) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM anthropomorphize

an路thro路po路mor路phi路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for anthropomorphize

anthropomorphize

anthropomorphise

/ (藢忙n胃r蓹p蓹藞m蓴藧fa瑟z) /

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