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parabolize

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[ puh-rab-uh-lahyz ]
/ p蓹藞r忙b 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), pa路rab路o路lized, pa路rab路o路liz路ing.
to tell or explain in a parable or parables.
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Also especially British, pa路rab路o路lise .

Origin of parabolize

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1590鈥1600; <Late Latin parabol(a) parable + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM parabolize

pa路rab路o路li路za路tion, nounpa路rab路o路liz路er, noun

Other definitions for parabolize (2 of 2)

parabolize2
[ puh-rab-uh-lahyz ]
/ p蓹藞r忙b 蓹藢la瑟z /

verb (used with object), pa路rab路o路lized, pa路rab路o路liz路ing.
to form as a parabola or paraboloid.
Also especially British, pa路rab路o路lise .

Origin of parabolize

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First recorded in 1865鈥70; parabol(a) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM parabolize

pa路rab路o路li路za路tion, nounpa路rab路o路liz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for parabolize (1 of 2)

parabolize1

parabolise

/ (p蓹藞r忙b蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to explain by a parable

British Dictionary definitions for parabolize (2 of 2)

parabolize2

parabolise

/ (p蓹藞r忙b蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to shape like a parabola or paraboloid

Derived forms of parabolize

parabolization or parabolisation, noun
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