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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypostatize  \Hy*pos"ta*tize\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  make  into  or  regarded  as  a  separate  and  distinct 
  substance. 
 
  Looked  upon  both  species  and  genera  as  hypostatized 
  universals.  --Pop.  Sci. 
  Monthly. 
 
  2.  To  attribute  actual  or  personal  existence  to  --Sir  W. 
  Hamilton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hypostatize 
  v  :  construe  as  a  real  existent,  of  a  conceptual  entity 




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