Definition of Allegorize in English :

Define Allegorize in English

Allegorize meaning in English

Meaning of Allegorize in English

Pronunciation of Allegorize in English

Allegorize pronunciation in English

Pronounce Allegorize in English


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1. allegorise, allegorize

interpret as an allegory

2. allegorise, allegorize

make into an allegory

Example Sentences:
'The story was allegorized over time'

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see synonyms of allegorize
to transform (a story, narrative, fable, etc) into or compose in the form of allegory
2. (transitive)
to interpret allegorically

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈallegoˌrized or ˈallegoˌrizing
to make into or treat as an allegory
to interpret in an allegorical sense
verb intransitive
to make or use allegories

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see synonyms of allegorize
v. al·le·go·rized, al·le·go·riz·ing, al·le·go·riz·es
1. To express as or in the form of an allegory: a story of barnyard animals that allegorizes the fate of Soviet socialism.
2. To interpret allegorically: allegorize the quest for the Holy Grail as an inner spiritual search.
To use or make allegory: sculptors who rendered the moral world by allegorizing.

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