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

  • transitive v. To make sexual in character or quality: "the thesis that one can sexualize life completely without ever bumping into responsibility” ( Stephen Koch).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make sexual.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To attribute sex to.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To separate by sex, or distinguish as sexed; confer the distinction of sex upon, as a word or a thought; give sex or gender to, as male or female. Also spelled sexualise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make sexual, endow with sex, attribute sex to


sexual +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)



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