democratize


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

de·moc·ra·tize

 (dĭ-mŏk′rə-tīz′)
tr.v. de·moc·ra·tized, de·moc·ra·tiz·ing, de·moc·ra·tiz·es
To make democratic.

de·moc′ra·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.

democratize

(dɪˈmɒkrəˌtaɪz) or

democratise

vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to make democratic
deˌmocratiˈzation, deˌmocratiˈsation n

de•moc•ra•tize

(dɪˈmɒk rəˌtaɪz)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to make democratic.
[1790–1800; < French]
de•moc`ra•ti•za′tion, n.

democratize


Past participle: democratized
Gerund: democratizing

Imperative
democratize
democratize
Present
I democratize
you democratize
he/she/it democratizes
we democratize
you democratize
they democratize
Preterite
I democratized
you democratized
he/she/it democratized
we democratized
you democratized
they democratized
Present Continuous
I am democratizing
you are democratizing
he/she/it is democratizing
we are democratizing
you are democratizing
they are democratizing
Present Perfect
I have democratized
you have democratized
he/she/it has democratized
we have democratized
you have democratized
they have democratized
Past Continuous
I was democratizing
you were democratizing
he/she/it was democratizing
we were democratizing
you were democratizing
they were democratizing
Past Perfect
I had democratized
you had democratized
he/she/it had democratized
we had democratized
you had democratized
they had democratized
Future
I will democratize
you will democratize
he/she/it will democratize
we will democratize
you will democratize
they will democratize
Future Perfect
I will have democratized
you will have democratized
he/she/it will have democratized
we will have democratized
you will have democratized
they will have democratized
Future Continuous
I will be democratizing
you will be democratizing
he/she/it will be democratizing
we will be democratizing
you will be democratizing
they will be democratizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been democratizing
you have been democratizing
he/she/it has been democratizing
we have been democratizing
you have been democratizing
they have been democratizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been democratizing
you will have been democratizing
he/she/it will have been democratizing
we will have been democratizing
you will have been democratizing
they will have been democratizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been democratizing
you had been democratizing
he/she/it had been democratizing
we had been democratizing
you had been democratizing
they had been democratizing
Conditional
I would democratize
you would democratize
he/she/it would democratize
we would democratize
you would democratize
they would democratize
Past Conditional
I would have democratized
you would have democratized
he/she/it would have democratized
we would have democratized
you would have democratized
they would have democratized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.democratize - become (more) democratic; of nations
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
2.democratize - introduce democratic reforms; of nations
alter, change, modify - 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"
Translations

democratize

[dɪˈmɒkrətaɪz] VTdemocratizar

democratize

[dɪˈmɒkrətaɪz] democratise (British) vt [+ country, system] → démocratiser
to be democratized [country] → se démocratiser

democratize

democratize

[dɪˈmɒkrəˌtaɪz] vtdemocratizzare
References in classic literature ?
And how to develop a science of intercommunication, which commenced when the wild animals began to travel in herds and to protect themselves from their enemies by a language of danger-signals, and to democratize this science until the entire nation becomes self-conscious and able to act as one living being--that is the part of this universal problem which finally necessitated the invention of the telephone.
Thousand Neurons" is the latest effort by Inscopix to democratize access to its technologies.
CBTec Oy is a social enterprise, with the mission to democratize education with technology.
Even its supporters believe more effort is needed to truly democratize Turkey and put an end to Turkey's decades-old problem with ethnic separatism.
Abdelati said Bashir had also offered to step down as head of the NCP, a move he said was part of a wider strategy to democratize the country.
Reformer: the way to democratize Muslim society is to empower Saudi women.
Our nations must be united in the struggle to democratize the United Nations, united in their determination to preserve the world and all expressions of life within it, for the sake of the present and future generations, from the scourge of war among member states and acts of aggression such as those occurring in Iraq and Afghanistan,'' d'Escoto said in his acceptance speech delivered to member states at the General Assembly hall.
Community Internet could revolutionize and democratize communications in this country.
Indeed, some observers, like Maslow, would say that it is blogs that finally delivered on the Internet's promise to democratize the media.
We can further democratize our park by designing a grand entrance at Atlantic Avenue and developing a Region 8 middle school in the park, which would broaden the year-round constituency for the park and make it an even better public benefit," added council member Bill de Blasio.
To successfully democratize science demands that universities broaden their criteria for tenure so that scientists get credit from their colleagues for working with citizens.
Ironically, Teheran which may be the next target in the Bush administration's crusade to democratize the "greater Middle East"--has benefited tremendously from the invasion and occupation of Iraq.