allegorise

verb
1. interpret as an allegory
Syn: ↑allegorize
Derivationally related forms: ↑allegory, ↑allegory (for: ↑allegorize)
Hypernyms: ↑interpret, ↑construe, ↑see
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. make into an allegory
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The story was allegorized over time

Syn: ↑allegorize
Derivationally related forms: ↑allegoriser, ↑allegory, ↑allegorizer (for: ↑allegorize), ↑allegory (for: ↑allegorize)
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

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allˈegorize or allˈegorise transitive verb
1. To put in the form of an allegory
2. To treat as allegory
intransitive verb
To use allegory
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Main Entry:allegory

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