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allegorize


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Allegorize  \Al"le*go*rize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Allegorized}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Allegorizing}.]  [Cf.  F.  all['e]goriser,  fr 
  L.  allegorizare.] 
  1.  To  form  or  turn  into  allegory;  as  to  allegorize  the 
  history  of  a  people. 
 
  2.  To  treat  as  allegorical;  to  understand  in  an  allegorical 
  sense  as  when  a  passage  in  a  writer  may  understood 
  literally  or  figuratively,  he  who  gives  it  a  figurative 
  sense  is  said  to  allegorize  it 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Allegorize  \Al"le*go*rize\,  v.  t. 
  To  use  allegory.  --Holland. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  allegorize 
  v  1:  interpret  as  an  allegory 
  2:  make  into  an  allegory;  of  stories 




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