verb (used with object), pic·tur·ized, pic·tur·iz·ing.

to represent in a picture, especially in a motion picture; make a picture of.

Also especially British, pic·tur·ise.

Origin of picturize

First recorded in 1840–50; picture + -ize
Related formspic·tur·i·za·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for picturization

Historical Examples of picturization

  • As he sat there, his muscles tensed with the picturization of what was soon to be.


    Philip Wylie

  • This is a picturization of the famous novel and play and appeals to all classes.

    News Writing

    M. Lyle Spencer

  • In the picturization of a Gaboriau story the woman declines to tell before the court her life story which ended in a crime.

    The Photoplay

    Hugo Mnsterberg