from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make internal, personal, or subjective: "Protean man internalizes the longing for immortality through an ongoing process of death and rebirth within himself” ( Henry S. Resnik).
- transitive v. To take in and make an integral part of one's attitudes or beliefs: had internalized the cultural values of the Poles after a year of living in Warsaw.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make something internal; to incorporate it in oneself.
- v. To store (a string or other structure) in a shared pool, such that subsequent items with the same value can share the same instance. Often abbreviated to intern.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to incorporate within oneself.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make internal; invest with subjectivity or with inwardness; bring into the perception of the world of thought.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. incorporate within oneself; make subjective or personal
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