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poetize

[poh-i-tahyz]
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verb (used without object), po·et·ized, po·et·iz·ing.
  1. to write poetry.
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verb (used with object), po·et·ized, po·et·iz·ing.
  1. to express poetically: to poetize a story.
  2. to make or treat as poetic; poeticize: to poetize reality.
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Also especially British, po·et·ise.

Origin of poetize

First recorded in 1575–85; poet + -ize
Related formspo·et·iz·er, nounun·po·et·ized, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • It is necessary for everyone to poetize his sensations in order to comprehend them.

    Adventures in the Arts

    Marsden Hartley

  • Her "Red" and "Yellow Lamas" preserve and poetize her mystery.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Ferdinand Ossendowski

  • His maxim was “to poetize as he spoke, and to paint as he saw.”

  • A woman, he told himself, should appear to us in dreams, or such a glory as may poetize her vulgarity.

    Pierre and Jean

    Guy de Maupassant

  • A woman, he told himself, should appear to us in a dream, or such a glory as may poetize her vulgarity.