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Definition of the verb anglicize

What does anglicize mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections:

  • anglicize: anglicized | anglicizing | anglicizes
  • Anglicize: Anglicized | Anglicizing | Anglicizes

  1. make English in appearance
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • alternative spelling: anglicise
    • more generic words: accommodate / adapt = make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

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Google previewVerbal Advantage (2009)

Ten Easy Steps to a Powerful Vocabulary by Charles Harrington Elster

Stigmas is the anglicized plural—to anglicize means to make English, conform to English modes of spelling, pronunciation, and usage. Stigmata, the Latinate plural, is also an interesting word by itself. Specifically, stigmata refers to marks ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

Anglicize. 44.

Google previewMylius's School Dictionary of the English Language ... To which is prefixed a New Guide to the English tongue. By E. Baldwin ... Ninth edition, etc (1835)

techist, catechism : anglicize, anglicist, anglicism : apologize, apologist; criticize. criticism. 4. ify, or sy. Examples: beautify, to make beauti- justify, to make or prove ful. just. diversify, to make diverse, signify, to make sign. ify is a Latin termination ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Bilingual Education (2008)

by Josue M. Gonzalez

Fourth, public schools as we know them were not commonplace, and where something like a public school did exist, its purpose was to Anglicize rather than preserve indigenous or other languages and cultures. Fifth, the early settlers did not ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (2004)

by R.L. Trask

anglicize. angma /'æŋmə/ n. See eng. anlaut /'anlɑʊt/ n. The first segment in a word, or less commonly, in a syllable. Cf. inlaut, auslaut. German: 'on-sound'. antepenult /æntıpı'nʌlt/ n. In a word, the third syllable from the end. Cf. penult ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

slantwise, streetwise, stylize, suffice, sunrise, surmise, surprise, twin-size, unwise, upsize; advertise, aggrandize, agonize, alkalize, amortize, analyze, Anglicize, anodize, anywise, aphorize, Arabize, atomize, authorize, Balka- nize, barbarize, ...

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

36 38 39 40 anglicize anglicize or anglicise / 'arjghsarz/. ambulance chaser amicable ambulance chaser > n, USslanga lawyer who specializes in lucrative DAMAGES suits on behalf of accident victims, having approached them either at ...

Google previewThe New Excelsior Dictionary (1887)

AMOTO 10 ANGLICIZE Amour, (a-mWi,'l n. a love intrigue; gallantry. Amphlhiun, ( am-nl/e-an) n. au amirial t! it lives ou land or in water. Amphibious (am-fib'c-us) n. living in two diilcrcut elements. Amphibology, {am*fc-Wo- je) n. (lijCuUXSC of ...

Google previewParker's Condensed Dictionary (1897)

Containing Every Useful Word in the English Language ... According to Webster and Worcester. To which is Added an Encyclopedia of Valuable Information, Also a Complete Supplement of New Words ... by Charles C. Parker

ANGLICIZE Amour, (a-moov'J n. a love intrigue ; gallantry. Amphibian, (am-fib'e- an) n. an animal that lives on land or in water. Amphibious; (am-nb'c-us) a. living in two different elements. '. Ampliibology, (am-fc-Wo- je) n. discourse of doubtful ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

[ANGLICIzE.] Áh -glö. In compos.=English, but properly implying that the word combined with it is the more emphatic one, though this rule is not always observed. Among the numerous compounds which it forms are the following: ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Anglicize angle-staff (ang'gl-stāf), n. In building, a vertical wooden strip placed at a projecting or salient angle in an interior, to preserve the corner, and to serve as a guide by which to float the plaster when flush with it. when prominent it is ...

Google previewOxford English Mini Dictionary (2013)

by Charlotte Buxton

anglicize (or-ise) v. make English in character. Anglo- comb. form English or British. Anglo-Saxon n. 1 a Germanic inhabitant of England between the 5th century and the Norman Conquest. 2 the Old English language. angora n.

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Scrabble value of A1N1G2L1I1C3I1Z10E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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