parabolize

parabolize

1 [puh-rab-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), parabolized, parabolizing.
to tell or explain in a parable or parables.
Also, especially British, parabolise.


Origin:
1590–1600; < Late Latin parabol(a) parable + -ize

parabolization, noun
parabolizer, noun
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parabolize

2 [puh-rab-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), parabolized, parabolizing.
to form as a parabola or paraboloid.
Also, especially British, parabolise.


Origin:
1865–70; parabol(a) + -ize

parabolization, noun
parabolizer, noun
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parabolize or parabolise1 (pəˈræbəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to explain by a parable
 
parabolise or parabolise1
 
vb

parabolize or parabolise2 (pəˈræbəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to shape like a parabola or paraboloid
 
parabolise or parabolise2
 
vb
 
paraboli'zation or parabolise2
 
n
 
paraboli'sation or parabolise2
 
n

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