ontologize

[ on-tol-uh-jahyz ]
/ ɒnˈtɒl əˌdʒaɪz /

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

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

Nearby words

  1. ontogenetic,
  2. ontogeny,
  3. ontological,
  4. ontological argument,
  5. ontologism,
  6. ontology,
  7. onuf's nucleus,
  8. onus,
  9. onus probandi,
  10. onward

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

Origin of ontologize

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

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