Definition of Dramatise

1. Verb. Put into dramatic form. "Did he dramatise his major works over a short period of time?"; "Adopt a book for a screenplay"

Exact synonyms: Adopt, Dramatize
Category relationships: Authorship, Composition, Penning, Writing
Generic synonyms: Compose, Indite, Pen, Write
Derivative terms: Drama, Drama, Dramatisation, Dramatist, Drama, Drama, Dramatist, Dramatization, Dramatization



2. Verb. Represent something in a dramatic manner. "These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth"
Exact synonyms: Dramatize
Generic synonyms: Represent
Specialized synonyms: Overdramatise, Overdramatize
Derivative terms: Drama, Drama, Drama, Drama, Dramatisation, Drama, Drama, Drama, Drama, Dramatization

3. Verb. Add details to. "They won't dramatise the story "

Definition of Dramatise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of dramatize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dramatise

1. [v -TISED, -TISING, -TISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dramatise

dramatic event
dramatic irony
dramatic performance
dramatic play
dramatic production
dramatic structure
dramatic structures
dramatic work
dramatical
dramatically
dramatick
dramatics
dramatis personae
dramatisation
dramatisations
dramatise (current term)
dramatised
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dramatising
dramatist
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dramatizable
dramatization
dramatizations
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dramatized
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dramatizing
dramatological
dramatologically

Literary usage of Dramatise

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1. Renaissance in Italy: The Fine Arts by John Addington Symonds (1901)
"... Idyll, Expression of Emotion—The Monk at the Clavichord—Titian, Tintoret, and Veronese—Tintoretto's attempt to dramatise Venetian Art—Veronese's Mundane ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1879)
"I have been asked to dramatise it, and I have refused, because my experience tells me that the book is eminently unfit for stage purposes. ..."

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