Definition of ontologize in English:

ontologize

(also ontologise)

verb

  • 1no object To apply or deal with ontology.

  • 2with object To treat ontologically.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Montgomery (1807–1855), poet and Church of England clergyman. From ontology + -ize, after German ontologisieren.

Pronunciation

ontologize

/ɒnˈtɒlədʒʌɪz/