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ver·bal·ize / ˈvərbəˌlīz/ • v. 1. [tr.] express (ideas or feelings) in words, esp. by speaking out loud: they are unable to verbalize their real feelings. 2. [intr.] speak, esp. at excessive length and with little real content: the dangers of verbalizing about art. 3. [tr.] make (a word, esp. a noun) into a verb.DERIVATIVES: ver·bal·iz·a·ble adj.ver·bal·i·za·tion / ˌvərbələˈzāshən; -ˌlīˈzā-/ n.ver·bal·iz·er n.