hypostatise

/haɪˈpɒstətaɪz/ (say huy'postuhtuyz)

verb (t) (hypostatised, hypostatising)
to treat or regard as a distinct substance or reality.
Also, hypostatize. –hypostatisation /haɪˌpɒstətaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say huy.postuhtuy'zayshuhn), noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • hypostatise — v. recognize as existing, recognize as a reality, attribute material existence to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypostatise — hy·pos·ta·tise …   English syllables

  • hypostatise — verb construe as a real existence, of a conceptual entity • Syn: ↑hypostatize • Derivationally related forms: ↑hypostatisation, ↑hypostatization (for: ↑hypostatize), ↑hypostasis ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypostatize — verb construe as a real existence, of a conceptual entity • Syn: ↑hypostatise • Derivationally related forms: ↑hypostatisation (for: ↑hypostatise), ↑hypostatization, ↑hypostasis …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypostatize — hypostatization, n. /huy pos teuh tuyz , hi /, v.t., hypostatized, hypostatizing. to treat or regard (a concept, idea, etc.) as a distinct substance or reality. Also, esp. Brit., hypostatise. [1820 30; < Gk hypostat(ós) (see HYPOSTATIC) + IZE] *… …   Universalium

  • hypostasise — /haɪˈpɒstəsaɪz/ (say huy postuhsuyz) verb (t) (hypostasised, hypostasising) → hypostatise. Also, hypostasize …   Australian English dictionary

  • hypostatisation — noun regarding something abstract as a material thing • Syn: ↑hypostatization, ↑reification • Derivationally related forms: ↑reify (for: ↑reification), ↑hypostatise, ↑hypostatize …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypostatization — noun regarding something abstract as a material thing • Syn: ↑hypostatisation, ↑reification • Derivationally related forms: ↑reify (for: ↑reification), ↑hypostatise (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • reification — noun 1. representing a human being as a physical thing deprived of personal qualities or individuality according to Marx, treating labor as a commodity exemplified the reification of the individual • Syn: ↑depersonalization, ↑depersonalisation •… …   Useful english dictionary

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