Definition of objectify verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

objectify

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they objectify
BrE BrE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪ//
 
he / she / it objectifies
BrE BrE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪz//
 
past simple objectified
BrE BrE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪd//
 
past participle objectified
BrE BrE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪd//
 
-ing form objectifying
BrE BrE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əbˈdʒektɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
 
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objectify somebody/something (formal) to treat somebody/something as an object magazines that objectify women Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from the noun object + -i- + -fy.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: objectify