Definition of anthropomorphize in English:

anthropomorphize

(also anthropomorphise)

verb

[with object]
  • Attribute human characteristics or behaviour to (a god, animal, or object)

    ‘people's tendency to anthropomorphize their dogs’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from anthropomorphous + -ize.

Pronunciation

anthropomorphize

/ˌanθrəpəˈmɔːfʌɪz/