[ stahy-lahyz ]
/ ˈstaɪ laɪz /
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verb (used with object), styl·ized, styl·iz·ing.
to design in or cause to conform to a particular style, as of representation or treatment in art; conventionalize.
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Also especially British, styl·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM stylize
styl·i·za·tion, nounstyl·iz·er, nounnon·sty·li·za·tion, nounnon·styl·ized, adjective
Words nearby stylize
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Example sentences from the Web for stylize
“I know they stylize and overdramatize some of the fights…but ultimately it comes back to the story,” he says.Spartacus Hero Liam McIntyre’s Unlikely Rise into the Role|Adam Auriemma|January 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for stylize
/ (ˈstaɪlaɪz) /
(tr) to give a conventional or established stylistic form to
Derived forms of stylizestylization or stylisation, nounstylizer or styliser, noun
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