grecize

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare French gréciser.

Verb[edit]

grecize (third-person singular simple present grecizes, present participle grecizing, simple past and past participle grecized)

  1. (transitive) To render Grecian, or cause (a word or phrase in another language) to take a Greek form.
    The name is grecized.
  2. (transitive) To translate into Greek.
  3. (intransitive) To conform to the Greek custom, especially in speech.

Synonyms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.