conventionalize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce main-stream.
    • to create old-fashioned; to create consuming, or cause to conform to, old-fashioned principles; to establish by usage.
    • To portray by picking the significant features and those which are expressible inside method used, and omitting others.
    • To express according to a well established principle, whether religious or traditional, or in relation to specific artistic principles of supposed value.
  • verb:
    • to produce one thing mainstream.
    • make traditional or conform to conventions
    • represent based on a regular style
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To make designs in art, according to conventional principles. Cf. conventionalize, v. t., 2.
  • others:
    • To render old-fashioned; bring under the influence of traditional rules; render observant associated with the kinds and precedents of society. Especially
    • within the good arts, to make or portray in the standard manner—that is, either by exact adherence to a rule or perhaps in a manner deliberately incomplete and simplified.

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