absolutize

absolutize
/ab"seuh looh tuyz'/, v.t., absolutized, absolutizing.
to render absolute; consider or declare perfect, complete, or unchangeable: Overzealous followers absolutized his theories.
Also, esp. Brit., absolutise.
[1915-20; ABSOLUTE + -IZE]

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  • absolutize — (Amer.) v. make absolute; declare perfect; change into an absolute (also absolutise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • absolutize — [ab′sə lo͞o tīz΄] vt. absolutized, absolutizing to make absolute; make into an absolute …   English World dictionary

  • absolutize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1919 to make absolute ; convert into an absolute …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • absolutize — verb To make absolute …   Wiktionary

  • absolutize — ab·so·lut·ize …   English syllables

  • absolutize — ab•so•lut•ize [[t]ˈæb sə luˌtaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing cvb to render absolute; consider or declare perfect, complete, or unchangeable • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • absolutize — ˈabsəˌlüd.ˌīz, əlˌyü , üˌtīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: see ize Etymology: absolute (I) + ize : to make absolute : convert into an absolute …   Useful english dictionary

  • absolutized — absolutize (Amer.) v. make absolute; declare perfect; change into an absolute (also absolutise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • absolutizes — absolutize (Amer.) v. make absolute; declare perfect; change into an absolute (also absolutise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • absolutizing — absolutize (Amer.) v. make absolute; declare perfect; change into an absolute (also absolutise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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