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Definition of the verb allegorise

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verb - inflections: allegorised | allegorising | allegorises

  1. interpret as an allegory
  2. make into an allegory
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • alternative spelling: allegorize
    • more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different

Alternative definition of the verb allegorise


  1. [British spelling] To create an allegory from some event or situation.

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Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

wholly all-clear all-knowing all-purpose all- round all-rounder all-time all-up Allah Islamic word for God allay to lessen allayed allaying allege to state without proof allegation allegedly alleging allegiance loyal support allegorize or allegorise ...

Google previewDictionary of the Language of the Micmac Indians (1888)

Who Reside in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton and Newfoundland by Silas Tertius Rand

To allegorise, Pësloodëgâ' ; kwëlaboogooâ' ; kwëlâwistoo. Allegory, ûpsloodâkûn; kwëlaboogooëmkâwâ'; Pësloodëgëmkâwâ' ; kwëlâwistûmkâwâ ; kwëlâwistoode.

Google previewA dictionary of the English language (1847)

by Robert Joseph Sullivan

Allegorise, v. to turn into allegory, Al'Iegory, *. in rhetoric, a figurative manner of speech, in which something other is intended, than is written or said. Allegret'to, ad. less quick than allegro. Allegro, ad. sprightly, quick, (in music). Allelu'jah, *. a ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1906)

22a Also spelled allegorise. allegorizer (al'e-go-ri'zer), n. One who allegorizes ; one who speaks in allegory or expounds allegorically. Also spelled allegoriser. allegory (al'e-go-ri), «.; pi. allegories (-riz). [< F. allegorie = Sp.alegoria = Pg. It.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

Also spelled allegorise. ' allegorier (al'e-go-ri' zer), n. One who allegorizes; one who speaks in allegory or expounds allegoricaliy Also spelled allegoriser. allegorly ( '{a-go-ri), 11.; pl. allcgories (-riz).

Google previewChambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1874)

by William Chambers

allegorise, al'lé-gū- riz, ...

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