Definition of Objectify

1. Verb. Make external or objective, or give reality to. "Language externalizes our thoughts"




2. Verb. Make impersonal or present as an object. "Pornography objectifies women"

Definition of Objectify

1. v. t. To cause to become an object; to cause to assume the character of an object; to render objective.

Definition of Objectify

1. Verb. to make something (such as an abstract idea) possible to be perceived by the senses ¹

2. Verb. to treat as something objectively real ¹

3. Verb. to treat as a mere object and deny the dignity of ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Objectify

1. [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Objectify

object pronoun
object pronouns
object recognition
object relationship
object space
object spaces
objectable
objected
objecthood
objectifiable
objectification
objectified
objectifier
objectifiers
objectifies
objectify (current term)
objectifying
objecting
objection
objectionability
objectionable
objectionableness
objectionably
objectional
objections
objectist
objectists
objectivate
objectivated
objectivates

Literary usage of Objectify

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1. The Metaphysic of Experience by Shadworth Hollway Hodgson (1898)
"Hence, when we come to objectify acts of counting, we can do it in two ways. If, first, we objectify them as abstract acts, we find that they are all alike ..."

2. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard (1917)
"Actually, we objectify this pleasurable perception and we attribute it as a quality to an object, calling such an object beautiful, just as we objectify our ..."

3. The Philosophical Radicals and Other Essays: With Chapters Reprinted on the by Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison (1907)
"Now if thought is to objectify or in any way to deal with these subjective states, it must have some knowledge or awareness of them as such; ..."

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