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An·gli·cize

also an·gli·cize  (ăng′glĭ-sīz′)
v. An·gli·cized, An·gli·ciz·ing, An·gli·ciz·es also an·gli·cized or an·gli·ciz·ing or an·gli·ciz·es
v.tr.
To make English or similar to English in form, idiom, style, or character: Some immigrants Anglicize their names when they move to the United States.
v.intr.
To become English in form or character.

An′gli·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.

anglicize

(ˈæŋɡlɪˌsaɪz) or

anglicise

;

anglify

(ˈæŋɡlɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -cizes, -cizing, -cized, -cises, -cising, -cised, -fies, -fying or -fied
(sometimes capital) to make or become English in outlook, attitude, form, etc
ˌangliciˈzation, ˌangliciˈsation n

An•gli•cize

(ˈæŋ gləˌsaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -cized, -ciz•ing.
(sometimes l.c.) to make or become English in form or character: to Anglicize a foreign spelling.
[1700–10]
An`gli•ci•za′tion, n.

anglicize


Past participle: anglicized
Gerund: anglicizing

Imperative
anglicize
anglicize
Present
I anglicize
you anglicize
he/she/it anglicizes
we anglicize
you anglicize
they anglicize
Preterite
I anglicized
you anglicized
he/she/it anglicized
we anglicized
you anglicized
they anglicized
Present Continuous
I am anglicizing
you are anglicizing
he/she/it is anglicizing
we are anglicizing
you are anglicizing
they are anglicizing
Present Perfect
I have anglicized
you have anglicized
he/she/it has anglicized
we have anglicized
you have anglicized
they have anglicized
Past Continuous
I was anglicizing
you were anglicizing
he/she/it was anglicizing
we were anglicizing
you were anglicizing
they were anglicizing
Past Perfect
I had anglicized
you had anglicized
he/she/it had anglicized
we had anglicized
you had anglicized
they had anglicized
Future
I will anglicize
you will anglicize
he/she/it will anglicize
we will anglicize
you will anglicize
they will anglicize
Future Perfect
I will have anglicized
you will have anglicized
he/she/it will have anglicized
we will have anglicized
you will have anglicized
they will have anglicized
Future Continuous
I will be anglicizing
you will be anglicizing
he/she/it will be anglicizing
we will be anglicizing
you will be anglicizing
they will be anglicizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been anglicizing
you have been anglicizing
he/she/it has been anglicizing
we have been anglicizing
you have been anglicizing
they have been anglicizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been anglicizing
you will have been anglicizing
he/she/it will have been anglicizing
we will have been anglicizing
you will have been anglicizing
they will have been anglicizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been anglicizing
you had been anglicizing
he/she/it had been anglicizing
we had been anglicizing
you had been anglicizing
they had been anglicizing
Conditional
I would anglicize
you would anglicize
he/she/it would anglicize
we would anglicize
you would anglicize
they would anglicize
Past Conditional
I would have anglicized
you would have anglicized
he/she/it would have anglicized
we would have anglicized
you would have anglicized
they would have anglicized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.anglicize - make English in appearance; "She anglicised her name after moving from Paris to London"
adapt, accommodate - make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
Translations
poangličtit
angliseregøre engelsk/blive engelsk
elangolosít
anglizuotipadaryti panašų/panašesnį į anglą
angliskot
poangličtiť
İngilizleş mek

anglicize

[ˈæŋglɪsaɪz] VTdar forma inglesa a, anglicanizar

anglicize

[ˈæŋglɪsaɪz] anglicise (British) vt [+ name, version] → angliciser

anglicize

anglicize

[ˈæŋglɪsaɪz] vtanglicizzare

anglicize,

anglicise

(ˈӕŋglisaiz) verb
to make English or more like English. After living in England for ten years, he had become very anglicized.
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I believe that deep down Betjeman was driven by an obscure urge to say goodbye to his Dutch ancestry and Anglicize himself as thoroughly as it could be done.
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