Contextualize definition

kən-tĕkscho͝o-ə-līz
To place (a word, event, etc.) into a particular or appropriate context for the purpose of interpretation or analysis.
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To place (a word or idea, for example) in a particular context.
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The definition of contextualize means to analyze a word or event in terms of the words or concepts surrounding it.

An example of contextualize is to keep feminist perspectives in mind when reading a novel written during the women's civil rights movement.

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To place something or someone in a particular context.
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Origin of contextualize