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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
conceptualize
verb
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ How do we as a nation conceptualize racial equality?
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ A second approach to conceptualizing a general education is in terms of the society or culture of which it is a part.
▪ If you cant conceptualize a job in less than forty words, you won't be able to conceptualize the job clearly at all.
▪ Implicitly it is conceptualized in terms of the personal behaviours which individuals indulge and which are well recognized as risk factors for various diseases.
▪ Increasingly, researchers have attempted to conceptualize speaker variables in such a way as to solve a widening range of substantive problems.
▪ Piaget s system for conceptualizing intellectual development was greatly influenced by his early training and work as a biologist.
▪ These three factors enable one to conceptualize the situation like this.
▪ This led him to conceptualize intellectual development in much the same way as biological development.
▪ Thus, the child is conceptualized as a plant.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
conceptualize

conceptualize \conceptualize\ v. t. 1. to to form a concept of; as, He could not conceptualize a robot that would help paralyzed patients.

Syn: conceive, conceive of, conceptualise, ideate.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
conceptualize

1892, from conceptual + -ize. Related: Conceptualized; conceptualizing.

Wiktionary
conceptualize

alt. 1 To interpret a phenomenon by forming a concept 2 To conceive the idea for something vb. 1 To interpret a phenomenon by forming a concept 2 To conceive the idea for something

WordNet
conceptualize

v. have the idea for; "He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients"; "This library was well conceived" [syn: gestate, conceive, conceptualise]

Usage examples of "conceptualize".

I wrote the story of Juno Lucina in order to conceptualize Her regenerative power as it relates to Her Son, the Sun or the Seasonal Year.

Only then, for example, will they be able to conceptualize an ecological system in which changes in one aspect may lead to a whole system of changes in the balance between other aspects of nature.

Small-time dealers never conceptualize themselves as just small-time dealers, kind of like whores never do.

As in the Faxter starts to conceptualize the overall concept of what must of happened.

I copied to you, it was noted that it is possible that all of this has been known, or at least conceptualized by individuals or groups of individuals for a very long time: the example of Jacob was cited in that 'letter'.

That's the basic situation, the starting point or premise as I'll conceptualize it for you in a minute.

I gaze across the monastery fields toward Tsering's biochemical swan song, the incarnation of myriad other small human demises which have preceded him, and find it hard to even conceptualize Gaia's premise that death and fertility share the same energy fervor.

      M: As projected in my "letter to the apprentice" that I copied to you, it was noted that it is possible that all of this has been known, or at least conceptualized by individuals or groups of individuals for a very long time: the example of Jacob was cited in that 'letter'.

Passion, now—I think you've very effectively conceptualized raw, basic, animal passion.

The focus is more closely conceptualized as helping them gain self-efficacy and self-control over their symptoms at the conscious level.

The driver, a sergeant by the name of Giscard, was at least six feet three in height, burly, red faced, tight mouthed and, even to the cold, insolent eyes, was the conceptualized epitome of the dyed-in-the-wool tough cop.

  He was the maiden's conceptualized dream of what every young army officer should look like.

The sale of print books over the Internet can be conceptualized as the continuation of mail order catalogues by virtual means.

It is 'Fundamental Subjectivity,' which can never be objectified or conceptualized and is complete in itself, with the full significance of existence in itself" (Zen comments on the Mumonkan, p.

Some of those form Rick, and everything else that can be conceptualized, including the constructs of all sentience, organic or inorganic.