objectivate = objectify
objectivate means the same as objectify
To represent (an abstraction, for example) in or as if in bodily form: body forth, embody, exteriorize, externalize, incarnate, manifest, materialize, personalize, personify, substantiate. See SUBSTITUTE.
QUOTATION: Without words to objectify and categorize our sensations and place them in relation to one another, we cannot evolve a tradition of what is real in the world. ATTRIBUTION: Ruth Hubbard (b. 1924), U.S. biologist. “Have Only Men Evolved?” Women Look at Biology Looking at Women, eds. Ruth Hubbard,
TRANSITIVE VERB: Inflected forms: ob·jec·ti·fied, ob·jec·ti·fy·ing, ob·jec·ti·fies
1. To present or regard as an object: “Because we have objectified animals, we are able to treat them impersonally” (Barry Lopez). 2. To make objective, external, or concrete: thoughts objectified in art.
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