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View synonyms for novelize

novelize

[ nov-uh-lahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, nov·el·ized, nov·el·iz·ing.
  1. to put into the form of a novel:

    He tried to novelize one of Shakespeare's plays.

  2. to make fictional; fictionalize.


novelize

/ ˈnɒvəˌlaɪz /

verb

  1. to convert (a true story, film, etc) into a novel


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Derived Forms

  • ˌnoveliˈzation, noun

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Other Words From

  • novel·i·zation noun
  • novel·izer noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of novelize1

First recorded in 1625–35; novel 1 + -ize

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