Meaning of semanticize in English:

semanticize

Pronunciation /sɪˈmantɪsʌɪz/

verb

(also semanticise)
  • 1To analyse (a word, phrase, etc.) semantically; to explain or understand the meaning of.

  • 2To give (something) a single or specific meaning; to invest with meaning; to make meaningful.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Harold Edward Palmer (1877–1949), linguist and teacher of languages. From semantic + -ize.