Meaning of lexicalize in English:

lexicalize

(British lexicalise)

verb

[with object]Linguistics
  • Form, express, or accept as (a word) in the vocabulary of a language.

    ‘concrete concepts are easier to lexicalize than abstract concepts’
    as adjective lexicalized ‘lexicalized metaphors’

Pronunciation

lexicalize

/ˈlɛksɪk(ə)lʌɪz/