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)



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