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Meaning of HYPOSTATIZE

Pronunciation:  hI'pâstu`tIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  construe as a real existence, of a conceptual entity
 

HYPOSTATIZE is a 11 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hypostatise
 
 See Also: reify

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hy*pos"ta*tize\, v. t.
1. To make into, or regarded as, a separate and distinct
   substance.

         Looked upon both species and genera as hypostatized
         universals.                           --Pop. Sci.
                                               Monthly.

2. To attribute actual or personal existence to. --Sir W.
   Hamilton.

 

 

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