- The definition of conceptualize is to form an idea.
An example of conceptualize is for an author to envision the plot for her next novel.
conceptualize definition by Webster's New World
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- conceptualization noun
conceptualize definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb con·cep·tu·al·ized, con·cep·tu·al·iz·ing, con·cep·tu·al·iz·es verb, transitive
To form a concept or concepts of, and especially to interpret in a conceptual way: “Efforts to conceptualize the history and structure of the universe were already running into trouble because . . . the universe was not as uniform as had been assumed” (John Noble Wilford).verb, intransitive
To form concepts.
- con·cepˌtu·al·i·zaˈtion noun
- con·cepˈtu·al·izˌer noun