HyperDic: dramatize

English > 3 senses of the word dramatize:
VERBcreationdramatize, dramatise, adoptput into dramatic form
communicationdramatize, dramatiserepresent something in a dramatic manner
communicationdramatize, embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatiseadd details to
dramatize > pronunciation
Soundsdraa'mahtay.z; drae'mahtay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > dramatize: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningput into dramatic form.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he dramatize his major works over a short period of time?
Synonymsdramatise, adopt
Categorywriting, authorship, composition, penningThe act of creating written works
Broaderwrite, compose, pen, inditeproduce a literary work
Spanishadaptar, dramatizar, escenificar
Catalanadaptar, dramatitzar, escenificar
Nounsdramathe literary genre of works intended for the theater
dramaa dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
dramatistsomeone who writes plays
dramatizationa dramatic representation
dramatizationconversion into dramatic form
English > dramatize: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningrepresent something in a dramatic manner.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth"
Synonymdramatise
Narroweroverdramatize, overdramatisePresent in an overly dramatic manner
BroaderrepresentServe as a means of expressing something
Spanishdramatizar
Nounsdramathe quality of being arresting or highly emotional
dramathe literary genre of works intended for the theater
dramaa dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
dramaan episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
dramatizationa dramatic representation
English > dramatize: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningadd details to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something with something
ModelThey won't dramatize the story
Synonymsembroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatise
NarrowerglorifyCause to seem more splendid
Broaderoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
Spanishadornar, decorar, echarle teatro, embellecer, hinchar, meter paja
Catalanadornar, decorar, embellir, fer bombo, inflar
Nounsdramaan episode that is turbulent or highly emotional

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