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mil·i·ta·rize

 (mĭl′ĭ-tə-rīz′)
tr.v. mil·i·ta·rized, mil·i·ta·riz·ing, mil·i·ta·riz·es
1. To equip or train for war.
2. To imbue with militarism.
3. To adopt for use by or in the military.

mil′i·ta·ri·za′tion (-tər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

militarize

(ˈmɪlɪtəˌraɪz) or

militarise

vb (tr)
1. (Military) to convert to military use
2. (Military) to imbue with militarism
ˌmilitariˈzation, ˌmilitariˈsation n

mil•i•ta•rize

(ˈmɪl ɪ təˌraɪz)

v.t. -rized, -riz•ing.
1. to equip with armed forces, military supplies, etc.
2. to make military.
3. to imbue with militarism.
[1875–80]
mil`i•ta•ri•za′tion, n.

militarize


Past participle: militarized
Gerund: militarizing

Imperative
militarize
militarize
Present
I militarize
you militarize
he/she/it militarizes
we militarize
you militarize
they militarize
Preterite
I militarized
you militarized
he/she/it militarized
we militarized
you militarized
they militarized
Present Continuous
I am militarizing
you are militarizing
he/she/it is militarizing
we are militarizing
you are militarizing
they are militarizing
Present Perfect
I have militarized
you have militarized
he/she/it has militarized
we have militarized
you have militarized
they have militarized
Past Continuous
I was militarizing
you were militarizing
he/she/it was militarizing
we were militarizing
you were militarizing
they were militarizing
Past Perfect
I had militarized
you had militarized
he/she/it had militarized
we had militarized
you had militarized
they had militarized
Future
I will militarize
you will militarize
he/she/it will militarize
we will militarize
you will militarize
they will militarize
Future Perfect
I will have militarized
you will have militarized
he/she/it will have militarized
we will have militarized
you will have militarized
they will have militarized
Future Continuous
I will be militarizing
you will be militarizing
he/she/it will be militarizing
we will be militarizing
you will be militarizing
they will be militarizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been militarizing
you have been militarizing
he/she/it has been militarizing
we have been militarizing
you have been militarizing
they have been militarizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been militarizing
you will have been militarizing
he/she/it will have been militarizing
we will have been militarizing
you will have been militarizing
they will have been militarizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been militarizing
you had been militarizing
he/she/it had been militarizing
we had been militarizing
you had been militarizing
they had been militarizing
Conditional
I would militarize
you would militarize
he/she/it would militarize
we would militarize
you would militarize
they would militarize
Past Conditional
I would have militarized
you would have militarized
he/she/it would have militarized
we would have militarized
you would have militarized
they would have militarized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.militarize - lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military forcemilitarize - lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force; "militarize Germany again after the war"
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"
mobilise, mobilize - get ready for war
remilitarise, remilitarize - militarize anew; "Should Japan be remilitarized?"
demilitarise, demilitarize - do away with the military organization and potential of
2.militarize - adopt for military usemilitarize - adopt for military use; "militarize the Civil Service"
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"

militarize

verb
To assemble, equip, and train for war:
Translations

militarize

[ˈmɪlɪtəraɪz] VTmilitarizar

militarize

vtmilitarisieren; fully militarizedhoch militarisiert
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