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empathize

 [em´pah-thīz]
to experience or feel empathy.
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em·pa·thize

(em'pă-thīz),
To feel empathy in relation to another person; to put oneself in another's place.
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empathize

(ĕm′pə-thīz′)
intr.v. empa·thized, empa·thizing, empa·thizes
To feel or experience empathy: empathized with the striking miners.

em′pa·thiz′er n.
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em·pa·thize

(em'pă-thīz)
To feel empathy in relation to another person; to put oneself in another's place.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

em·pa·thize

(em'pă-thīz)
To put oneself in another's place.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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