commodify

or com·mod·i·tize

[ kuh-mod-uh-fahy ]
/ kəˈmɒd əˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), com·mod·i·fied, com·mod·i·fy·ing.

to turn into a commodity; make commercial.
to treat as if a commodity.

Nearby words

  1. commix,
  2. commixture,
  3. commo,
  4. commode,
  5. commodification,
  6. commodious,
  7. commodiously,
  8. commoditization,
  9. commoditize,
  10. commodity

Related formscom·mod·i·fi·a·ble, adjectivecom·mod·i·fi·ca·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for commodifiable

commodify

/ (kəˈmɒdɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

(tr) to treat (something) inappropriately as if it can be acquired or marketed like other commoditiesyou can't commodify art
Derived Formscommodification, noun

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Word Origin and History for commodifiable

commodify

v.

1971, back-formation from commodification. Related: Commodified; commodifying.

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