Definition of Literalise

1. Verb. Make literal. "Literalize metaphors"

Exact synonyms: Literalize
Generic synonyms: Construe, Interpret, See
Antonyms: Spiritualize



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Literalise

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Literary usage of Literalise

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1. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli, Benjamin Disraeli (1858)
"It is curious to observe that as an adjective it had * The Quarterly Review recently marked the word literalise in Italics ..."

2. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1872)
"But it is far more probably an attempt to literalise the very words of Genesis—the same in Hebrew, in Greek, and in Latin, as in English—'the face of the ..."

3. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1872)
"But it is far more probably an attempt to literalise the very words of Genesis—the same in Hebrew, in Greek, and in Latin, as in English—'the face of the ..."

4. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1881)
"But it is far more probably an attempt to literalise the very words of Genesis—the same in Hebrew, in Greek, and in Latin, as in English—'the face of the ..."

5. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1901)
"39 12) given to literalise Jewish metaphor, Papias may have been perplexed by a comparison of Hebrew with Greek ' interpretations' of Christian traditions. ..."

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