externalize vs objectify what difference

what is difference between externalize and objectify

English

Etymology

external +‎ -ize

Verb

externalize (third-person singular simple present externalizes, present participle externalizing, simple past and past participle externalized)

  1. To make something external or objective
  2. To represent something abstract or intangible as material; to embody
  3. (psychology) To attribute emotions etc to external circumstances; to project
  4. (economics) To direct to others, as costs or benefits.
    Offering high-quality software as open-source externalizes benefits to a large community, but also externalizes much of the cost of testing and further development.
    Operating a low-cost, high-pollution manufacturing process externalizes costs in the form of adverse human health consequences and ecosystem effects.

Derived terms

  • externalization


English

Etymology

object +‎ -ify

Pronunciation

  • (Canada) IPA(key): /əbˈdʒɛktɪˌfaɪ/

Verb

objectify (third-person singular simple present objectifies, present participle objectifying, simple past and past participle objectified)

  1. To make something (such as an abstract idea) possible to be perceived by the senses.
  2. To treat as something objectively real.
    • 1921: Aldous Huxley, Crome Yellow
      The mystic objectifies a rich feeling in the pit of the stomach into a cosmology.
  3. To treat as a mere object and deny the dignity of.
    • 1994 “Book review: Fire With Fire”, backlash.com[1]
      She talks about the fact that women objectify men just as much as men objectify women, and she even admits her culpability in doing so by talking about how sometimes she wishes she had a group of “nubile 17 year old soccer players” to keep her happy.
    • 1999: Dawson’s Creek (TV, episode 3.04)
      The entire notion of cheerleading is just a sexist attempt to try to objectify the female body.

Synonyms

  • objectivize, reify, thingify

Derived terms

  • objectification

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