Verb anthropomorphize Definition and Examples


Verb:

anthropomorphize

Definition as verb:

Verb

anthropomorphize (third-person singular simple present anthropomorphizes, present participle anthropomorphizing, simple past and past participle anthropomorphized)

  1. To endow with human qualities.
  2. To attribute human characteristics to something that is non-human.

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1.to ascribe human form or attributes to (an animal, plant, material object, etc.).

1. to attribute or ascribe human form or behaviour to (a god, animal, object, etc) Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
1834; see anthropomorphic + -ize. Related, Anthropomorphized; anthopomorphizing.

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