literalize

literalize

[lit-er-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), literalized, literalizing.
to make literal; interpret literally.
Also, especially British, literalise.


Origin:
1820–30; literal + -ize

literalization, noun
literalizer, noun
unliteralized, adjective
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