[ vur-buh-lahyz ]
/ ˈvɜr bəˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), ver·bal·ized, ver·bal·iz·ing.
to express in words: He couldn't verbalize his feelings.
Grammar. to convert into a verb: to verbalize “butter” into “to butter.”
verb (used without object), ver·bal·ized, ver·bal·iz·ing.
to use many words; be verbose.
to express something verbally.
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Also especially British, ver·bal·ise.
OTHER WORDS FROM verbalizever·bal·i·za·tion, nounver·bal·iz·er, nounnon·ver·bal·ized, adjectiveun·ver·bal·ized, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for verbalization
As stated by Binet, it is a test of the “verbalization of color perception.”The Measurement of Intelligence|Lewis Madison Terman
Mention has been made of the process of 'verbalization' as applied to common misdemeanours.Dutch Life in Town and Country|P. M. Hough
We must not associate question-asking exclusively with verbalization.Herein is Love|Reuel L. Howe
British Dictionary definitions for verbalization
/ (ˈvɜːbəˌlaɪz) /
to express (an idea, feeling, etc) in words
to change (any word that is not a verb) into a verb or derive a verb from (any word that is not a verb)
(intr) to be verbose
Derived forms of verbalizeverbalization or verbalisation, nounverbalizer or verbaliser, noun
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