from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To treat as or make into fiction: "has fictionalized his people and their town, but we know they are real” ( Harper's).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To retell something real as if it were fiction, especially by fabricating falsehoods
- v. To convert something into a novel or other dramatic work
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make into fiction
- v. convert into the form or the style of a novel
fictional + -ize (Wiktionary)