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pragmatize

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VerbEdit

pragmatize (third-person singular simple present pragmatizes, present participle pragmatizing, simple past and past participle pragmatized)

  1. To consider, represent, or embody (something unreal) as fact; to materialize.
    A pragmatized metaphor. — Tylor.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.