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relativizing

relativizing is a present participle form of relativize

relativize

Definition:

to consider or treat as relative

Class:

cognition verb (thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting, etc.)

Past tense:

relativized

Present participle:

relativizing

3rd-person singular present:

relativizes

Type of:

see » think » evaluate » think

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

relativise [British spelling]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

relativize | relativise | relativization [derived] | relativisation [noun, derived]

to make or become relative | [transitive] to apply the theory of relativity to (13 of 184 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/relativize

Oxford Dictionary:

relativize | relativise | relativization [derived]

[transitive, linguistics, philosophy] : make or treat as relative to or dependent on something else | [physics] : treat (a phenomenon or concept) ... (22 of 85 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/relativize

Merriam-Webster:

relativize | relativized [past tense] | relativizing [present participle]

to treat or describe as relative (6 of 18 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/relativize

Random House Dictionary:

relativize | relativized [past tense] | relativizing [present participle] | relativise [British]

to regard as or make relative. (6 of 16 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/relativize

New World Dictionary:

relativize | relativized [past tense] | relativizing [present participle] | relativization [noun, related]

to think of or treat as relative (7 of 16 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/relativize

Wiktionary:

relativize | relativized [past tense] | relativizing [present participle] | relativizes [3rd-person singular present] | relativise [British] | relativised [British, past tense] | relativising [British, present participle] | relativises [British, 3rd-person singular present]

to make one thing relative to another (7 of 8 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/relativize

Wikipedia:

Counting

the action of finding the number of elements of a finite set of objects. The traditional way of counting consists of continually increasing a counter by a unit for every element of the set, in some order, while marking those elements to avoid visiting... (44 of 1859 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Counting

Macmillan British Dictionary:

reckon | reckoned [past tense] | reckoning [present participle] | reckons [3rd-person singular present]

[intransitive/transitive, not usually progressive, spoken] to believe that ... | [transitive] to calculate something | [intransitive, British, ... (15 of 130 words, 3 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/reckon

American Heritage Dictionary:

reckon | reckoned [past tense] | reckoning [present participle] | reckons [3rd-person singular present] | reckon with | reckon without

To count or compute | To consider as being; regard as. | [informal] To think or assume. | To make a calculation; figure. | To rely with confident ... (24 of 97 words, 8 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/reckon

Cambridge Dictionary:

reckon [entry 1, informal]

to think or believe (4 of 40 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/reckon 1

reckon [entry 2]

to consider or have the opinion that something is as stated (11 of 48 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/reckon 2

reckon [entry 3, British]

to calculate an amount (4 of 29 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/reckon 3

Encarta Dictionary:

relativize | relativized [past tense] | relativizing [present participle] | relativizes [3rd-person singular present] | relativise [British]

to make one thing relative to something else, or regard one thing as relative to something else (17 of 45 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561507104​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

relativize

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "relativize"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "relativize"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/relativize

relativise

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "relativise"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "relativise"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/relativise

Google Dictionary:

relativize | relativised [past tense] | relativized [past tense] | relativizing [present participle] | relativising [present participle] | relativizes [3rd-person singular present] | relativises [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "relativize"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=relativize

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

relativize

Audio: North American pronunciation of "relativize"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=relati​10 word=relativize

YourDictionary Audio:

relativize

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "relativize" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/relativize

Collins Dictionary:

relativise | relativize

Audio: British English pronunciation of "relativise"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/relativise

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