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mech·a·nize

 (mĕk′ə-nīz′)
tr.v. mech·a·nized, mech·a·niz·ing, mech·a·niz·es
1. To equip with machinery: mechanize a factory.
2. To equip (a military unit) with motor vehicles, such as tanks and trucks.
3. To make automatic or unspontaneous; render routine or monotonous.
4. To produce by or as if by machines.

mech′a·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
mech′a·niz′er n.

mechanize

(ˈmɛkəˌnaɪz) or

mechanise

vb (tr)
1. (Mechanical Engineering) to equip (a factory, industry, etc) with machinery
2. to make mechanical, automatic, or monotonous
3. (Military) to equip (an army, etc) with motorized or armoured vehicles
ˌmechaniˈzation, ˌmechaniˈsation n
ˈmechaˌnizer, ˈmechaˌniser n

mech•a•nize

(ˈmɛk əˌnaɪz)

v.t. -nized, -niz•ing.
1. to make mechanical.
2. to operate or perform by or as if by machinery.
3. to introduce machinery into, esp. in order to replace manual labor.
4. to equip with armored vehicles.
[1695–1705]
mech`a•ni•za′tion, n.

mechanize


Past participle: mechanized
Gerund: mechanizing

Imperative
mechanize
mechanize
Present
I mechanize
you mechanize
he/she/it mechanizes
we mechanize
you mechanize
they mechanize
Preterite
I mechanized
you mechanized
he/she/it mechanized
we mechanized
you mechanized
they mechanized
Present Continuous
I am mechanizing
you are mechanizing
he/she/it is mechanizing
we are mechanizing
you are mechanizing
they are mechanizing
Present Perfect
I have mechanized
you have mechanized
he/she/it has mechanized
we have mechanized
you have mechanized
they have mechanized
Past Continuous
I was mechanizing
you were mechanizing
he/she/it was mechanizing
we were mechanizing
you were mechanizing
they were mechanizing
Past Perfect
I had mechanized
you had mechanized
he/she/it had mechanized
we had mechanized
you had mechanized
they had mechanized
Future
I will mechanize
you will mechanize
he/she/it will mechanize
we will mechanize
you will mechanize
they will mechanize
Future Perfect
I will have mechanized
you will have mechanized
he/she/it will have mechanized
we will have mechanized
you will have mechanized
they will have mechanized
Future Continuous
I will be mechanizing
you will be mechanizing
he/she/it will be mechanizing
we will be mechanizing
you will be mechanizing
they will be mechanizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mechanizing
you have been mechanizing
he/she/it has been mechanizing
we have been mechanizing
you have been mechanizing
they have been mechanizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mechanizing
you will have been mechanizing
he/she/it will have been mechanizing
we will have been mechanizing
you will have been mechanizing
they will have been mechanizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mechanizing
you had been mechanizing
he/she/it had been mechanizing
we had been mechanizing
you had been mechanizing
they had been mechanizing
Conditional
I would mechanize
you would mechanize
he/she/it would mechanize
we would mechanize
you would mechanize
they would mechanize
Past Conditional
I would have mechanized
you would have mechanized
he/she/it would have mechanized
we would have mechanized
you would have mechanized
they would have mechanized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mechanize - equip with armed and armored motor vehiclesmechanize - equip with armed and armored motor vehicles; "mechanize armies"
equip, fit out, outfit, fit - provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
2.mechanize - make monotonous; make automatic or routine; "If your work becomes too mechanized, change jobs!"
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"
3.mechanize - make mechanicalmechanize - make mechanical; "mechanize the procedure"
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"
dehumanise, dehumanize - make mechanical or routine
Translations
mechanizovatmotorizovat
automatiseremekanisere
búa ökutækjumvélvæîa
mechanizovaťmotorizovaťzmechanizovať
makineleştirmekmotorize etmek

mechanize

[ˈmekənaɪz] VT [+ process, task] → mecanizar; [+ factory] → automatizar

mechanize

[ˈmɛkənaɪz] mechanise (British)
vt [+ process, production] → automatiser
vi [company] → automatiser la production

mechanize

mechanize

[ˈmɛkəˌnaɪz] vt (process, industry) → meccanizzare; (troops) → motorizzare

mechanic

(miˈkӕnik) noun
a skilled worker who repairs or maintains machinery.
meˈchanical adjective
1. having to do with machines. mechanical engineering.
2. worked or done by machinery. a mechanical sweeper.
3. done etc without thinking, from force of habit. a mechanical action.
meˈchanically adverb
meˈchanics noun singular
1. the science of the action of forces on objects. He is studying mechanics.
2. the art of building machines. He applied his knowledge of mechanics to designing a new wheelchair.
noun plural
the ways in which something works or is applied. the mechanics of the legal system.
ˈmechanism (ˈme-) noun
a (usually small) piece of machinery. a watch mechanism.
ˈmechanize, ˈmechanise (ˈme-) verb
1. to introduce machinery into (an industry etc). We've mechanized the entire process.
2. to supply (troops) with motor vehicles.
ˌmechaniˈzation, ˌmechaniˈsation noun