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Definitions and Synonyms of civilize | Another word for civilize | What is civilize?

Definition 1: raise from a barbaric to a civilized state - [verb of change]

Samples where civilize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The wild child found wandering in the forest was gradually civilized

Synonyms for civilize in the sense of this definition

(civilize is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Samples where civilize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Cultivate your musical taste
  • Train your tastebuds
  • She is well schooled in poetry

Synonyms for civilize in the sense of this definition

(civilize is a kind of ...) improve or perfect by pruning or polishing

"refine one's style of writing"

(... is a kind of civilize ) make less natural or innocent

"Their manners had sophisticated the young girls"

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