ambiguate (ambiguates, present participle ambiguating; past and past participle ambiguated)

  1. (transitive) To make more ambiguous.
    • 1993, Thomas N. Corns, The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell
      Marvell is as careful here to ambiguate the nature of his poem's speaker as he was in presenting the 'forward youth' of the 'Horatian Ode'.
    • 2013, Jean Kirsch, ‎Murray Stein, How and Why We Still Read Jung: Personal and professional reflections
      To ambiguate Jung means to read his texts as ambiguous, even when the statements they contain appear superficially unambiguous.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations
  • French: ambiguïser
  • Italian: ambiguare
  • Portuguese: ambiguar, ambiguizar

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