- to express in words: He couldn't verbalize his feelings.
- Grammar. to convert into a verb: to verbalize “butter” into “to butter.”
- to use many words; be verbose.
- to express something verbally.
Origin of verbalize
Related Words for verbalizationenunciation, tone, communication, prose, jargon, diction, intercourse, discussion, accent, discourse, idiom, pronunciation, palaver, speaking, dialect, dialogue, articulation, voicing, spiel, vocalization
Examples from the Web for verbalization
Historical Examples of verbalization
We must not associate question-asking exclusively with verbalization.Herein is Love
Reuel L. Howe
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
- 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
Word Origin and History for verbalization
c.1600, "use too many words," from French verbaliser (16c.); see verbal. Meaning "express in words" is attested from 1875. Related: Verbalized; verbalizing.