Definition of Allegorise

1. Verb. Interpret as an allegory.

Exact synonyms: Allegorize
Generic synonyms: Construe, Interpret, See
Derivative terms: Allegory, Allegory, Allegory, Allegory, Allegory, Allegory



2. Verb. Make into an allegory. "The story was allegorized over time"
Exact synonyms: Allegorize
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Allegoriser, Allegory, Allegory, Allegory, Allegorizer, Allegory, Allegory, Allegory

Definition of Allegorise

1. Verb. (British spelling) To create an allegory from some event or situation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Allegorise

1. [v -RISED, -RISING, -RISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allegorise

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Literary usage of Allegorise

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1. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto (1827)
"... a case for to make use of allegories in speech ; also to allegorise, or to explain passages, according to the allegorical sense, and not the literal. ..."

2. The Traditions of European Literature: From Homer to Dante by Barrett Wendell (1920)
"Not to allegorise would then have been unseemly. Both William de Lorris and Jean de Meung allegorise as if allegory were the only conceivable form of human ..."

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