nominalize - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] linguistics 

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/ˈnɒmɪnəlaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theynominalize
he/she/itnominalizes
present participlenominalizing
past tensenominalized
past participlenominalized

or nominalise 

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derived word

nominalization

  /ˌnɒmɪnəlaɪzˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
singularnominalization
pluralnominalizations