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Definition of "verbalize" []

  • To express in words. (verb-transitive)
  • Grammar To convert to use as a verb: verbalized the noun contact. (verb-transitive)
  • To express oneself in words. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be verbose. (verb-intransitive)
  • To express (an idea, feeling, etc) in words (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To change (any word that is not a verb) into a verb or derive a verb from (any word that is not a verb) (verb)
  • To be verbose (verb)

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Use "verbalize" in a sentence
  • "It is fabulous to see you verbalize from the heart and your clarity on this significant subject can be easily seen."
  • ""I never get involved, but I have to 'verbalize' that I will be deleting Daniels Reeves e-mails," one member wrote to the group, a motion that another writer seconded."
  • "Whether or not they can "verbalize" is of little consequence to them."