transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
An example of contextualize is to keep feminist perspectives in mind when reading a novel written during the women's civil rights movement.
transitive verbcon·tex·tu·al·ized, con·tex·tu·al·iz·ing, con·tex·tu·al·iz·es
(third-person singular simple present contextualizes, present participle contextualizing, simple past and past participle contextualized)
- To place something or someone in a particular context.
contextual + -ize