Definition of Fictionalize

1. Verb. Make into fiction. "The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel"

Exact synonyms: Fictionalise, Retell
Generic synonyms: Re-create
Derivative terms: Fiction, Fiction, Fictionalization, Fictionalization



2. Verb. Convert into the form or the style of a novel. "The author novelized the historical event"
Exact synonyms: Fictionalise, Novelise, Novelize
Generic synonyms: Convert
Derivative terms: Fictionalisation, Fictionalisation, Novelisation, Novelization

Definition of Fictionalize

1. Verb. To retell something real as if it were fiction, especially by fabricating falsehoods ¹

2. Verb. To convert something into a novel or other dramatic work ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fictionalize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Literary usage of Fictionalize

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1. He Usually Lived with a Female: The Life of a California Newspaperman by George Garrigues (2006)
"... Rena's story and fictionalize it. It's really too good for the movies. However, that suggests another possibility. It seems that this clash of the girls ..."

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