parabolize

parabolize
parabolize [pə rab′ə līz΄]
vt.
parabolized, parabolizing
1. to express in or treat as a parable
2. to make parabolic in shape

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  • parabolize — (Amer.) v. speak in stories or riddles, speak using allegories or parables (also parabolise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parabolize — parabolize1 parabolization, n. parabolizer, n. /peuh rab euh luyz /, v.t., parabolized, parabolizing. to tell or explain in a parable or parables. Also, esp. Brit., parabolise. [1590 1600; < LL parabol(a) PARABLE + IZE] parabolize2 parabolization …   Universalium

  • parabolize — pa·rab·o·lize …   English syllables

  • parabolize — pəˈrabəˌlīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: in sense 1, from Late Latin parabola parable + English ize; in sense 2, from New Latin parabola + English ize 1. : to express in fables or explain as parables 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • parabolized — parabolize (Amer.) v. speak in stories or riddles, speak using allegories or parables (also parabolise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parabolizes — parabolize (Amer.) v. speak in stories or riddles, speak using allegories or parables (also parabolise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parabolizing — parabolize (Amer.) v. speak in stories or riddles, speak using allegories or parables (also parabolise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parabolise — I. /pəˈræbəlaɪz/ (say puh rabuhluyz) verb (t) (parabolised, parabolising) to make paraboloid. Also, parabolize. II. /pəˈræbəlaɪz/ (say puh rabuhluyz) verb (t) (parabolised, parabolising) to explain by means of a parable. Also, parabolize …  

  • parabolise — (Brit.) v. speak in stories or riddles, speak using allegories or parables (also parabolize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parabolised — parabolise (Brit.) v. speak in stories or riddles, speak using allegories or parables (also parabolize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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