ontologize

[on-tol-uh-jahyz]

verb (used with object), on·tol·o·gized, on·tol·o·giz·ing.

to express in ontological terms; regard from an ontological viewpoint.

Also especially British, on·tol·o·gise.

Origin of ontologize

First recorded in 1840–50; ontolog(y) + -ize
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