classicize


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clas·si·cize

 (klăs′ĭ-sīz′)
v. clas·si·cized, clas·si·ciz·ing, clas·si·ciz·es
v.tr.
To make classic or classical.
v.intr.
To conform to classic style.

classicize

(ˈklæsɪˌsaɪz) or

classicise

vb
1. (tr) to make classic
2. (intr) to imitate classical style

clas•si•cize

(ˈklæs əˌsaɪz)

v. -cized, -ciz•ing. v.t.
1. to make classic.
v.i.
2. to conform to the classic style.
[1850–55]

classicize


Past participle: classicized
Gerund: classicizing

Imperative
classicize
classicize
Present
I classicize
you classicize
he/she/it classicizes
we classicize
you classicize
they classicize
Preterite
I classicized
you classicized
he/she/it classicized
we classicized
you classicized
they classicized
Present Continuous
I am classicizing
you are classicizing
he/she/it is classicizing
we are classicizing
you are classicizing
they are classicizing
Present Perfect
I have classicized
you have classicized
he/she/it has classicized
we have classicized
you have classicized
they have classicized
Past Continuous
I was classicizing
you were classicizing
he/she/it was classicizing
we were classicizing
you were classicizing
they were classicizing
Past Perfect
I had classicized
you had classicized
he/she/it had classicized
we had classicized
you had classicized
they had classicized
Future
I will classicize
you will classicize
he/she/it will classicize
we will classicize
you will classicize
they will classicize
Future Perfect
I will have classicized
you will have classicized
he/she/it will have classicized
we will have classicized
you will have classicized
they will have classicized
Future Continuous
I will be classicizing
you will be classicizing
he/she/it will be classicizing
we will be classicizing
you will be classicizing
they will be classicizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been classicizing
you have been classicizing
he/she/it has been classicizing
we have been classicizing
you have been classicizing
they have been classicizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been classicizing
you will have been classicizing
he/she/it will have been classicizing
we will have been classicizing
you will have been classicizing
they will have been classicizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been classicizing
you had been classicizing
he/she/it had been classicizing
we had been classicizing
you had been classicizing
they had been classicizing
Conditional
I would classicize
you would classicize
he/she/it would classicize
we would classicize
you would classicize
they would classicize
Past Conditional
I would have classicized
you would have classicized
he/she/it would have classicized
we would have classicized
you would have classicized
they would have classicized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.classicize - make classic or classical
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"
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