Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To make or make appear historical.
  • intransitive v. To use historical details or materials.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To treat from the perspective of history or historicism

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To record or narrate in the manner of a history; to chronicle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To record or narrate as history.

Etymologies

historic +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

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