verb (used with object), re·i·fied, re·i·fy·ing.
- reid, whitelaw,
- reifenstein's syndrome,
- reign of terror,
Origin of reify
Examples from the Web for reified
The reified thinking projected into gene manipulation, materials, and machines leads to a reduction of live thinking.
Writing became the medium through which some human experiences were reified.
In the first place, language itself is reified and consumed.
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
Word Origin for reify
"make into a thing; make real or material; consider as a thing," 1854, back-formation from reification, or else from re-, stem of Latin res "thing, object, matter, affair, event, circumstance, condition," from PIE *re- "to bestow, endow" + -fy. Related: Reified; reifying.