verbalization

verbalize

[vur-buh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), verbalized, verbalizing.
1.
to express in words: He couldn't verbalize his feelings.
2.
Grammar. to convert into a verb: to verbalize “butter” into “to butter.”
verb (used without object), verbalized, verbalizing.
3.
to use many words; be verbose.
4.
to express something verbally.
Also, especially British, verbalise.


Origin:
1600–10; verbal + -ize; compare French verbaliser

verbalization, noun
verbalizer, noun
nonverbalized, adjective
unverbalized, adjective
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verbalize or verbalise (ˈvɜːbəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to express (an idea, feeling, etc) in words
2.  to change (any word that is not a verb) into a verb or derive a verb from (any word that is not a verb)
3.  (intr) to be verbose
 
verbalise or verbalise
 
vb
 
verbali'zation or verbalise
 
n
 
verbali'sation or verbalise
 
n
 
'verbalizer or verbalise
 
n
 
'verbaliser or verbalise
 
n

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verbalize
1609, "use too many words," from Fr. verbaliser (16c.); see verbal. Meaning "express in words" is attested from 1875.
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