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Definition of the verb allegorize
What does allegorize mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: allegorized | allegorizing | allegorizes
- interpret as an allegory
- make into an allegory
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Effective 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 ...
Peirce 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 ...
From 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 ...
Abridged in One Volume by Gerhard Kittel
allegored [to allegorize] A. The Use of the Term. This verb, with the ...
New 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.
To represent by figures; to allegorize. Sepezuse, t. v. To allegorize to somebody; to speak by symbols to somebody.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
[=F, allegoriste, & allégoriser, allegorize: see allegorize..] One who allegorizes; a writer of allegory. allegorister (al'é-gö-ris'tër), n. [( allegorist + -er1.] An allegorist. [ Rare.] In a lengthened allegory, the ground is often shifted; the allegorister tires ...
The Imperial Dictionary (1863)
English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie
ALLEGORIZE, v. t. To form an allegory; to turn into allegory; as, to allegorize the history of a people.—2. To understand in an allegorical sense; ...
The Century dictionary (1906)
allegoriste, < allegoriser, allegorize : see allegorize.] One who allegorizes; a writer of allegory, allegorister (al"e-go-ris'ter), n. [< allegorist + -er1.] An allegorist. [Rare.] In a lengthened allegory, the ground is often shifted ; the allegoristet ...
by John Walker
ALLEGORIZE, Al-ld-g5rirlk, attf. Not real, not literal. Allegorical ...
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The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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