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con·tem·po·rize

 (kən-tĕm′pə-rīz′)
v. con·tem·po·rized, con·tem·po·riz·ing, con·tem·po·riz·es
v.tr.
1. To regard or place in the same time period; synchronize.
2. To make modern or contemporary, as in style or decor.
v.intr.
To be contemporary.

[From contemporary.]

con·tem′po·ri·za′tion (-tĕm′pər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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contemporize

(kənˈtɛmpəˌraɪz) or

contemporise

vb
to be or make contemporary; synchronize
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contemporize


Past participle: contemporized
Gerund: contemporizing

Imperative
contemporize
contemporize
Present
I contemporize
you contemporize
he/she/it contemporizes
we contemporize
you contemporize
they contemporize
Preterite
I contemporized
you contemporized
he/she/it contemporized
we contemporized
you contemporized
they contemporized
Present Continuous
I am contemporizing
you are contemporizing
he/she/it is contemporizing
we are contemporizing
you are contemporizing
they are contemporizing
Present Perfect
I have contemporized
you have contemporized
he/she/it has contemporized
we have contemporized
you have contemporized
they have contemporized
Past Continuous
I was contemporizing
you were contemporizing
he/she/it was contemporizing
we were contemporizing
you were contemporizing
they were contemporizing
Past Perfect
I had contemporized
you had contemporized
he/she/it had contemporized
we had contemporized
you had contemporized
they had contemporized
Future
I will contemporize
you will contemporize
he/she/it will contemporize
we will contemporize
you will contemporize
they will contemporize
Future Perfect
I will have contemporized
you will have contemporized
he/she/it will have contemporized
we will have contemporized
you will have contemporized
they will have contemporized
Future Continuous
I will be contemporizing
you will be contemporizing
he/she/it will be contemporizing
we will be contemporizing
you will be contemporizing
they will be contemporizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been contemporizing
you have been contemporizing
he/she/it has been contemporizing
we have been contemporizing
you have been contemporizing
they have been contemporizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been contemporizing
you will have been contemporizing
he/she/it will have been contemporizing
we will have been contemporizing
you will have been contemporizing
they will have been contemporizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been contemporizing
you had been contemporizing
he/she/it had been contemporizing
we had been contemporizing
you had been contemporizing
they had been contemporizing
Conditional
I would contemporize
you would contemporize
he/she/it would contemporize
we would contemporize
you would contemporize
they would contemporize
Past Conditional
I would have contemporized
you would have contemporized
he/she/it would have contemporized
we would have contemporized
you would have contemporized
they would have contemporized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.contemporize - happen at the same time
hap, happen, occur, come about, take place, go on, pass off, fall out, pass - come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
2.contemporize - arrange or represent events so that they co-occur; "synchronize biblical events"
arrange, order, put, set up - arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
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