to design in or cause to conform to a particular style, as of representation or treatment in art; conventionalize.
- Also especially British, styl·ise .
- styl·i·za·tion, noun
- styl·iz·er, noun
- non·sty·li·za·tion, noun
- non·styl·ized, adjective
- un·styl·ized, adjective
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How to use stylize in a sentence
In a guide-stylized write-up, you will need to add as many tips as possible.Advanced guide to creating an editorial calendar that boosts conversions | Catherrine Garcia | January 14, 2021 | Search Engine Watch
The result was a kind of stylized, Instragram documentary of what had already become the longest war in American history.War Is About More Than Heroes, Martyrs, and Patriots | Nathan Bradley Bethea | November 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Sonic, the images that show the business of looking messy and a little druggy are all so stylized, serious, and concentrated.The Dark Rock Star Fantasy of Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane | Liza Foreman | September 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And many point to the hyper-stylized ones in Playboy magazine as models of pussy perfection, he says.
But what looked fun and stylized in a 1953 film looked bizarre on primetime TV in 2014.Hugh Jackman's Tony Jumping Fail, Plus the Winners and Standout Moments of Broadway's Biggest Night | Tim Teeman | June 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Normally, the violence on Hannibal is so stylized to put it at a remove, but all of that went out the window in that last scene.Hugh Dancy on ‘Hannibal’s’ Brilliantly Batsh*t Finale and the Future of Will Graham | Marlow Stern | May 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is so little real passion, so much caution—the arts, for instance, are becoming ever more stylized.The Sensitive Man | Poul William Anderson
But they were only stylized gestures leading to conditioned reflexes deep in the medulla.The Sensitive Man | Poul William Anderson
In its right talon the eagle is grasping what appear to be rather stylized thunderbolts, and in its left, arrows.American Military Insignia 1800-1851 | J. Duncan Campbell and Edgar M. Howell.
The knob on the cover of the tureen is a stylized bunch of grapes.Presentation Pieces in the Museum of History and Technology | Margaret Brown Klapthor
Magnificent black-stone villas, surrounded by stylized gardens, were on both sides of the green highway.The Instant of Now | Irving E. Cox, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for stylize
(tr) to give a conventional or established stylistic form to
- stylization or stylisation, noun
- stylizer or styliser, noun
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