conventionalise vs stylize what difference

what is difference between conventionalise and stylize



conventional +‎ -ise


conventionalise (third-person singular simple present conventionalises, present participle conventionalising, simple past and past participle conventionalised)

  1. Alternative spelling of conventionalize
    • 2008, Ruth Wodak, Veronika Koller, Handbook of Communication in the Public Sphere (page 256)
      Speeches during parliamentary debates, however, belong to linguistic action patterns in which interruptions and hecklings (Burkhardt 2004) are generally conventionalised and accepted as facultative reactions []


Alternative forms

  • stylise (Commonwealth)


style +‎ -ize. Probably from German stilisieren.


  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈstaɪlaɪz/


stylize (third-person singular simple present stylizes, present participle stylizing, simple past and past participle stylized)

  1. (transitive) To represent (someone or something) in a particular style.
  2. (transitive) To represent (someone or something) abstractly in a conventional manner, commonly fancifully symbolic, to identify a particular item, by omitting most of the detail that is not unique to the item in question.
    Each of the standard therbligs is represented by its own conventional stylized symbol. For example the therblig for “search” consists of two intersecting curves representing an eye, with a third curve in one corner suggesting looking sideways in searching, whereas the therblig for “find” shows a similar two curves, but with a central circle suggesting that the eye is looking directly at a found object.


  • zestily

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