materialise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

material +‎ -ise

Verb[edit]

materialise (third-person singular simple present materialises, present participle materialising, simple past and past participle materialised)

  1. Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of materialize.
    • 2020 January 2, Conrad Landin, “Strife and strikes in post-war Britain”, in Rail, page 51:
      J H Thomas, the union's general secretary, argued in a letter to union reps on September 23 [1919] that "the long-made promise of a better world for railwaymen which was made at the time of the nation's crisis, and accepted by the railwaymen as an offer that would ultimately bear fruit, has not materialised".

References[edit]

  • L Picknett: Encyclopaedia of the Paranormal (1990) "The dead materialised in full form ..."
  • Alistair McLean: (1969) " ... he materialised a taxi out of nowhere."