verb (used with object), re·i·fied, re·i·fy·ing.
Origin of reify
Related Words for reificationrealization, personification, archetype, symbol, apotheosis, exemplar, epitome, expression, avatar, inclusion, comprehension, form, matter, substantiation, integration, type, incarnation, conformation, collection, embracement
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Historical Examples of reification
This happened simultaneously with the reification of many other forms of human praxis: religion, the judiciary, the military.The Civilization of Illiteracy
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
Word Origin for reify
1846, "act of materializing," from Latin re-, stem of res "thing" + -fication. In Marxist jargon, translating German Verdinglichung.