Definition of anthropomorphize in English:

anthropomorphize

transitive verb

(also British anthropomorphise)
[with object]
  • Attribute human characteristics or behavior to (a god, animal, or object)

    • ‘people's tendency to anthropomorphize their dogs’

Pronunciation

anthropomorphize

/ˌanTHrəpəˈmôrˌfīz/ /ˌænθrəpəˈmɔrˌfaɪz/

Origin

Mid 19th century from anthropomorphous + -ize.