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Reify, v.

Pronunciation: ˈrēəˌfī

Meaning: To reify is to take something that is abstract and render it more concrete or real. It is to give definite content and form to a concept or idea. It is often used in the past tense.


  • With this constraint, many of the possible options for overcoming reified statements become impossible.
  • The concepts you are churning out are hard to grasp, so let’s try to reify them a bit.
  • The two studies reify gender stereotypes.

Ara Norwood is a multi-faceted and results-oriented professional. Spanning a multiplicity of disciplines including leadership, management, innovation, strategy, service, sales, business ethics, and entrepreneurship. Ara is also a historian, having special expertise on the era of the founding of our republic.
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