[ thee-ol-uh-jahyz ]
/ θiˈɒl əˌdʒaɪz /
verb (used without object), the·ol·o·gized, the·ol·o·giz·ing.
to theorize or speculate upon theological subjects.
verb (used with object), the·ol·o·gized, the·ol·o·giz·ing.
to make theological; treat theologically.
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Also especially British, the·ol·o·gise .
Origin of theologize
OTHER WORDS FROM theologizethe·ol·o·gi·za·tion, nounthe·ol·o·giz·er, nounan·ti·the·ol·o·giz·ing, adjective
Words nearby theologize
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British Dictionary definitions for theologize
/ (θɪˈɒləˌdʒaɪz) /
(intr) to speculate upon theological subjects, engage in theological study or discussion, or formulate theological arguments
(tr) to render theological or treat from a theological point of view
Derived forms of theologizetheologization or theologisation, nountheologizer or theologiser, noun
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