Pronunciation: (vûr'bu-līz"), [key]
—v., -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to express in words: He couldn't verbalize his feelings.
2. Gram.to convert into a verb: to verbalize “butter” into “to butter.”
1. to use many words; be verbose.
2. to express something verbally. Also, esp. Brit.,ver'bal•ise".
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