[ poh-i-tahyz ]
/ ˈpoʊ ɪˌtaɪz /

verb (used without object), po·et·ized, po·et·iz·ing.

to write poetry.

verb (used with object), po·et·ized, po·et·iz·ing.

to express poetically: to poetize a story.
to make or treat as poetic; poeticize: to poetize reality.
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
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