verb (used with object), ob·jec·ti·fied, ob·jec·ti·fy·ing.
- to present as an object, especially of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
- (tr) to represent concretely; present as an object
n.1860, noun of action from objectify. v.1838, from Medieval Latin objectum (see object (n.)) + -fy. Related: Objectified; objectifying.