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Meaning of "objectify" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OBJECTIFY

objectify  [əbˈdʒɛktɪˌfaɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OBJECTIFY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Objectify is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb objectify in English.

WHAT DOES OBJECTIFY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Objectification

In social philosophy, objectification means treating a person as a thing, without regard to their dignity. According to the philosopher Martha Nussbaum, a person is objectified if they are treated: ▪ as a tool for another's purposes; ▪ as if lacking in agency or self-determination; ▪ as if owned by another; ▪ as if interchangeable; ▪ as if permissible to damage or destroy; ▪ as if there is no need for concern for their feelings and experiences.

Definition of objectify in the English dictionary

The definition of objectify in the dictionary is to represent concretely; present as an object.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO OBJECTIFY

PRESENT

Present
I objectify
you objectify
he/she/it objectifies
we objectify
you objectify
they objectify
Present continuous
I am objectifying
you are objectifying
he/she/it is objectifying
we are objectifying
you are objectifying
they are objectifying
Present perfect
I have objectified
you have objectified
he/she/it has objectified
we have objectified
you have objectified
they have objectified
Present perfect continuous
I have been objectifying
you have been objectifying
he/she/it has been objectifying
we have been objectifying
you have been objectifying
they have been objectifying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I objectified
you objectified
he/she/it objectified
we objectified
you objectified
they objectified
Past continuous
I was objectifying
you were objectifying
he/she/it was objectifying
we were objectifying
you were objectifying
they were objectifying
Past perfect
I had objectified
you had objectified
he/she/it had objectified
we had objectified
you had objectified
they had objectified
Past perfect continuous
I had been objectifying
you had been objectifying
he/she/it had been objectifying
we had been objectifying
you had been objectifying
they had been objectifying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will objectify
you will objectify
he/she/it will objectify
we will objectify
you will objectify
they will objectify
Future continuous
I will be objectifying
you will be objectifying
he/she/it will be objectifying
we will be objectifying
you will be objectifying
they will be objectifying
Future perfect
I will have objectified
you will have objectified
he/she/it will have objectified
we will have objectified
you will have objectified
they will have objectified
Future perfect continuous
I will have been objectifying
you will have been objectifying
he/she/it will have been objectifying
we will have been objectifying
you will have been objectifying
they will have been objectifying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would objectify
you would objectify
he/she/it would objectify
we would objectify
you would objectify
they would objectify
Conditional continuous
I would be objectifying
you would be objectifying
he/she/it would be objectifying
we would be objectifying
you would be objectifying
they would be objectifying
Conditional perfect
I would have objectify
you would have objectify
he/she/it would have objectify
we would have objectify
you would have objectify
they would have objectify
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been objectifying
you would have been objectifying
he/she/it would have been objectifying
we would have been objectifying
you would have been objectifying
they would have been objectifying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you objectify
we let´s objectify
you objectify
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to objectify
Past participle
objectified
Present Participle
objectifying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OBJECTIFY


beautify
ˈbjuːtɪˌfaɪ
certify
ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪ
compactify
kəmˈpæktɪˌfaɪ
fortify
ˈfɔːtɪˌfaɪ
fructify
ˈfrʌktɪˌfaɪ
identifier
aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ
identify
aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ
justify
ˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪ
mattify
ˈmætɪˌfaɪ
mortify
ˈmɔːtɪˌfaɪ
notify
ˈnəʊtɪˌfaɪ
presanctify
priːˈsæŋktɪˌfaɪ
quantify
ˈkwɒntɪˌfaɪ
ratify
ˈrætɪˌfaɪ
rectify
ˈrɛktɪˌfaɪ
sanctify
ˈsæŋktɪˌfaɪ
stratify
ˈstrætɪˌfaɪ
subjectify
səbˈdʒɛktɪˌfaɪ
testify
ˈtɛstɪˌfaɪ
unsanctify
ʌnˈsæŋktɪˌfaɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OBJECTIFY

objectification
objectified
objectifies
objection
objectionability
objectionable
objectionableness
objectionably
objectival
objectivate
objectivation
objective
objective danger
objective genitive
objective point
objective test
objectively
objectiveness
objectivise
objectivism

WORDS THAT END LIKE OBJECTIFY

acetify
beatify
brutify
decertify
demystify
flintify
frutify
gratify
interstratify
left-justify
misidentify
moistify
mystify
overidentify
prenotify
recertify
rejustify
renotify
right-justify
stultify

Synonyms and antonyms of objectify in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «objectify» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OBJECTIFY

Find out the translation of objectify to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of objectify from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «objectify» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

物化
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

objetivar
570 millions of speakers

English

objectify
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

objectify
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تشييء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

объективировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

objetivar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাজে পরিণত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

objectiver
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membantah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

objektivieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

客観的にする
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

객관화
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Objectify
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm thành khách quan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காட்சிப்பொருளாக்கப்படுகிறது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑब्जेक्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

nesnelleştirmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oggettivare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obiektywizacji
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

об´єктивувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

concretiza
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

objectify
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

objektiveer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

objectify
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

objectify
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of objectify

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OBJECTIFY»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OBJECTIFY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about objectify

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5 QUOTES WITH «OBJECTIFY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word objectify.
1
Patricia Arquette
You want your partner to objectify you.
2
Terry Crews
I have four daughters. A lot of the time, I don't allow myself to be in projects that objectify women.
3
Ruth Hubbard
Without words to objectify and categorize our sensations and place them in relation to one another, we cannot evolve a tradition of what is real in the world.
4
Malaika Arora Khan
I would say that, of course, it is wrong to objectify women. But at the same time, entertainment should not be inter-mingled with commodification.
5
Tony Kushner
You have a strange relationship with calamity when you're a writer: you write about it; as an artist, you objectify and fetishize it. You render life into material, and that's a creepy thing to do.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OBJECTIFY»

Discover the use of objectify in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to objectify and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Lisp in Small Pieces
Most of them simply build an object where the fields are initialized with the results of the recursive inspection of the subterms of the corresponding S-expression. That's certainly the case of objectify-alternative and object if y-sequence; object if  ...
Christian Queinnec, 2003
2
A Historical Guide to Herman Melville
Typically, subjectivity wants to objectify whatever it comes across. Intersubjectivity begins when that fails to happen. It isn't as if our failure to objectify another subjectivity will automaticallyyield a clear perceptionof whatthat subjectivityis. Instead ...
Giles Gunn, 2005
3
The Will's Harmonic Motion: The Completion of Schopenhauer's ...
First we need the will to objectify. The sexual drive in the parents is the will to objectify and the prime concern for the will to exist and objectify itself in the world. To survive and maintain the body in the world is the will to live. This is the physical ...
Fadel Sabry, 2013
4
Media that Objectify Women: The Influence on Individuals' ...
Briefly, the results revealed that exposure to media that objectify women was related to state body image disturbance, anger, and anxiety.
Ross Krawczyk, 2013
5
Hermeneutic Dialogue and Social Science: A Critique of ...
Therefore it is to the work of the Frankfurt theorists and the concept of 'objectifying attitudes' that I now turn. 3. Objectifying attitudes As with objectivism, several senses of 'objectify' and 'objectification' should be distinguished. 'Objectify' here ...
Austin Harrington, 2013
6
Art and Pornography: Philosophical Essays
People objectify people, but can a picture do this? If so, how are we to distinguish sexually objectifying pictures from, for instance, anatomical ren— derings of the unclothed female body, on the one hand, and avowedly feminist representations  ...
Hans Maes, Jerrold Levinson, 2012
7
Basic Christian Doctrine
self to transcend itself, to objectify itself, to reason about its own behavior, to imagine what cannot be seen, gives every human being in some measure a power and a freedom over the demands of instinct and impulse. The power to objectify ...
John H. Leith, 1993
8
Social System, Rationality and Revolution
What is the Marxist way of clarifying it? The real concrete that Marxist theory seeks to objectify as the understood concrete is a present reality that is inseparably the past that has determined it and the future its potentialities help determine: it is ...
Leszek Nowak, Marcin Paprzycki, 1993
9
Cloud Computing: Methods and Practical Approaches
null){ 0fy.put(new Address(this.street, this.city)); Listing 1.3 Example of how to define an entity using Objectify field annotations to convert the object into a Google DataService entity. Only after this conversion, the persistence operation is really ...
Zaigham Mahmood, 2013
10
Logic Colloquium '84
For example, since part-of is a relation we use, we call also objectify it and consider states of affairs with it as the major constituent. Then, as a special case of Axiom 1, we note that sl 5 s; it and only if the state of affairs ((§,s1,s2)) is a fact.
J.B. Paris, A.J. Wilkie, G.M. Wilmers, 1986

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OBJECTIFY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term objectify is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Felicia Day says Supernatural stars are 'the most handsome …
I don't mean to objectify anyone, but they are some of the most handsome humans ever. Large, handsome humans. Then they hug really good, ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
2
The One Sexist Term That Desperately Needs to Be Retired
Target might not be aiming to outright denigrate and objectify women, but there's the argument to be made that using a sexist term, even in jest, ... «Mic, Jul 15»
3
Lara Croft gets a more normal body and she still kicks butt
When women played with a sexualized avatar they were more likely to self objectify. Even worse, when women played in sexualized avatars of ... «Today.com, Jul 15»
4
FWCS gets backlash on “Redskins” position
He said mascots like the Redskins objectify his people. It's still unclear how much it would cost to remove all the Redskins logos from the school ... «WANE, Jul 15»
5
Andrew Upton, Cate Blanchett and Chekhov take on classic …
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a male writer, when creating female characters, will tend to idealise, stereotype and/or objectify them. «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
6
It's just fashion, isn't it?
I could go on and on about how men and women objectify one another, often without realizing it, but the short answer is that the shirt is exactly ... «Tidewater News, Jul 15»
7
COMMENT: Going easy on OverEasy
“These highly sexual images not only objectify women, it promotes a false perception of beauty. Besides, Orchard Road is a place where ... «Yahoo Singapore News, Jul 15»
8
Israeli audience gets a taste of Jewish Voice for Peace's brand of …
... JVP representatives the luxury to objectify Israelis and reduce their predicament to one-dimensional theories supported by glib sloganeering. «Shalom Life, Jul 15»
9
Miami Tribe & North Side community reacts to possible name change
“Mascots objectify us,” he said. “They treat us as objects.” Peconge said he is pleased that North Side eliminated its student Redskin mascot in ... «WANE, Jul 15»
10
Emily Sheffield turns Prince George into Dame Edna writes …
... write about Elizabeth Hurley, Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen and [style expert] Amanda Harlech so please don't objectify me,' she says. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Objectify [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/objectify>. Jul 2019 ».
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