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Definition of the verb allegorize

What does allegorize mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: allegorized | allegorizing | allegorizes

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

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Google previewEffective Bible Teaching (2012)

by James C. Wilhoit, Leland Ryken

To allegorize means to translate the details of a passage into another set of meanings, usually a set of conceptual meanings. This principle asserts the need to interpret passages literally rather than allegorically; it does not question the need to ...

Google previewPeirce Seminar Papers (2002)

Essays in Semiotic Analysis by Michael Shapiro

To allegorize means to speak otherwise than one seems to speak, and thus allegorical interpretation means looking for a second meaning.2 In addition to the scnsws litteralis, the common signification of words and the reference to historical ...

Google previewFrom Sign to Signing (2003)

by Wolfgang G. Müller, Olga Fischer

To allegorize means to speak otherwise than one seems to speak and thus allegorical interpretation means looking for a second meaning.3 In addition to the sensus litteralis, the common signification of words and the reference to historical ...

Google previewNew English Dictionary... (1757)

by James Buchanan

best, Ankaly, Allegorize, Almanac, Aferatives, Annihihilate, Antediluvian, Ascarides, Beadle, Beneficial, Cavate, Cicatrize, Read Acceptable. Accusative, Adversary. Agio. Alkahest. Alkdly. Allegorize.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Numípu Or Nez Perce Language (1895)

by Morvillo, Anthony

To represent by figures; to allegorize. Sepezuse, t. v. To allegorize to somebody; to speak by symbols to somebody.

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the New Testament (1985)

Abridged in One Volume by Gerhard Kittel, Gerhard Friedrich, Geoffrey W. Bromiley

allegored [to allegorize] A. The Use of the Term. This verb, with the ...

Google previewFuldstændigt dansk og engelsk haand-lexicon (1807)

by Christian Friderick Bay

(med Lignelser to allegorize.(sig) to ...

Google previewDictionary of Visual Discourse (2012)

A Dialectical Lexicon of Terms by Dr Barry Sandywell

Every poetic tradition thathas lost its vital functions has beentempted to allegorize. Therule hereis:ifthe poem flags inits meaningor message, inflate itwith allegorical meaning.

Google previewA dictionary of the Malagasy language, by J.J. Freeman (D. Johns). (1835)

by Joseph John Freeman, David Johns

Allegorize, v, a. manao allegory. Allegory, s. fanobarana: oha-teny lavaieny. Allelujah, s. teny fiderana, hoe, "de- rao AndriamanitrV. Alleviate, v, a. mampamaivana, mampisava; mampitsahatra; mam- pangwa ; manamboarnboatra. Alleviation ...

Google previewA Galic And English Dictionary (1780)

Containing All Th Words in the Scotch and Irish Dialects of the Celtic, that Could be Collected from the Voice, and Old Books and MSS by William Shaw

- - То ALLEGORIZE. Seachlabhram. АLLEGORY. Seachlabhradh. АLLEGRО.

Google previewThe Spelling Dictionary: Or, a Collection of All the Common Words and Proper Names of Persons and Places, Made Use of in Yhe English Tongue. ... By Thomas Dyche, .. (1737)

by Thomas Dyche

v &lessanders allEgorize Alexander - &llegory a]6xipharmic _ allEgro A'ssord Allehsiliah ...

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