10 letter words ending in ize

Adulterize (v. i.) To commit adultery.

Africanize (v. t.) To place under the domination of Africans or negroes.

Aggrandize (v. t.) To make great; to enlarge; to increase; as, to aggrandize our conceptions, authority, distress.

Aggrandize (v. t.) To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth; -- applied to persons, countries, etc.

Aggrandize (v. t.) To make appear great or greater; to exalt.

Aggrandize (v. i.) To increase or become great.

Albumenize (v. t.) To cover or saturate with albumen; to coat or treat with an albuminous solution; as, to albumenize paper.

Alcoholize (v. t.) To reduce to a fine powder.

Alcoholize (v. t.) To convert into alcohol; to rectify; also, to saturate with alcohol.

Algebraize (v. t.) To perform by algebra; to reduce to algebraic form.

Allegorize (v. t.) To form or turn into allegory; as, to allegorize the history of a people.

Allegorize (v. t.) To treat as allegorical; to understand in an allegorical sense; as, when a passage in a writer may understood literally or figuratively, he who gives it a figurative sense is said to allegorize it.

Allegorize (v. t.) To use allegory.

Amalgamize (v. t.) To amalgamate.

Anabaptize (v. t.) To rebaptize; to rechristen; also, to rename.

Antagonize (v. t.) To contend with; to oppose actively; to counteract.

Antagonize (v. i.) To act in opposition.

Apostatize (v. i.) To renounce totally a religious belief once professed; to forsake one's church, the faith or principles once held, or the party to which one has previously adhered.

Australize (v. i.) To tend toward the south pole, as a magnet.

Bastardize (v. t.) To make or prove to be a bastard; to stigmatize as a bastard; to declare or decide legally to be illegitimate.

Bastardize (v. t.) To beget out of wedlock.

Bestialize (v. t.) To make bestial, or like a beast; to degrade; to brutalize.

Bituminize (v. t.) To prepare, treat, impregnate, or coat with bitumen.

Burnettize (v. t.) To subject (wood, fabrics, etc.) to a process of saturation in a solution of chloride of zinc, to prevent decay; -- a process invented by Sir William Burnett.

Capitalize (v. t.) To convert into capital, or to use as capital.

Capitalize (v. t.) To compute, appraise, or assess the capital value of (a patent right, an annuity, etc.)

Capitalize (v. t.) To print in capital letters, or with an initial capital.

Catalogize (v. t.) To insert in a catalogue; to register; to catalogue.

Categorize (v. t.) To insert in a category or list; to class; to catalogue.

Centralize (v. t.) To draw or bring to a center point; to gather into or about a center; to bring into one system, or under one control.

Chloridize (v. t.) See Chloridate.

Cinchonize (v. t.) To produce cinchonism in; to poison with quinine or with cinchona.

Cordialize (v. t.) To make into a cordial.

Cordialize (v. t.) To render cordial; to reconcile.

Cordialize (v. i.) To grow cordial; to feel or express cordiality.

Creaturize (v. t.) To make like a creature; to degrade

Cuckoldize (v. t.) To cuckold.

Dastardize (v. t.) To make cowardly; to intimidate; to dispirit; as, to dastardize my courage.

Decimalize (v. t.) To reduce to a decimal system; as, to decimalize the currency.

Decivilize (v. t.) To reduce from civilization to a savage state.

Decolorize (v. t.) To deprive of color; to whiten.

Dehumanize (v. t.) To divest of human qualities, such as pity, tenderness, etc.; as, dehumanizing influences.

Demobilize (v. t.) To disorganize, or disband and send home, as troops which have been mobilized.

Demonetize (v. t.) To deprive of current value; to withdraw from use, as money.

Demoralize (v. t.) To corrupt or undermine in morals; to destroy or lessen the effect of moral principles on; to render corrupt or untrustworthy in morals, in discip

Denizenize (v. t.) To constitute (one) a denizen; to denizen.

Depolarize (v. t.) To deprive of polarity; to reduce to an unpolarized condition.

Depolarize (v. t.) To free from polarization, as the negative plate of the voltaic battery.

Dethronize (v. t.) To dethrone or unthrone.

Devitalize (v. t.) To deprive of life or vitality.

Devocalize (v. t.) To make toneless; to deprive of vowel quality.

Diamondize (v. t.) To set with diamonds; to adorn; to enrich.

Disrealize (v. t.) To divest of reality; to make uncertain.

Disutilize (v. t.) To deprive of utility; to render useless.

Doxologize (v. i.) To give glory to God, as in a doxology; to praise God with doxologies.

Effeminize (v. t.) To make effeminate.

Enigmatize (v. i.) To make, or talk in, enigmas; to deal in riddles.

Enthronize (v. t.) To place on a throne; hence, to induct into office, as a bishop.

Epiloguize (v. i. & t.) Same as Epilogize.

Episcopize (v. t.) To make a bishop of by consecration.

Episcopize (v. i.) To perform the duties of a bishop.

Epistolize (v. i.) To write epistles.

Eternalize (v. t.) To make eternal.

Euhemerize (v. t.) To interpret (mythology) on the theory of euhemerism.

Evangelize (v. t.) To instruct in the gospel; to preach the gospel to; to convert to Christianity; as, to evangelize the world.

Evangelize (v. i.) To preach the gospel.

Fanaticize (v. t.) To cause to become a fanatic.

Federalize (v. t.) To unite in compact, as different States; to confederate for political purposes; to unite by or under the Federal Constitution.

Fraternize (v. i.) To associate or hold fellowship as brothers, or as men of like occupation or character; to have brotherly feelings.

Fraternize (v. t.) To bring into fellowship or brotherly sympathy.

Gelatinize (v. t.) To convert into gelatin or jelly. Same as Gelatinate, v. t.

Gelatinize (v. t.) To coat, or otherwise treat, with gelatin.

Gelatinize (v. i.) Same as Gelatinate, v. i.

Generalize (v. t.) To bring under a genus or under genera; to view in relation to a genus or to genera.

Generalize (v. t.) To apply to other genera or classes; to use with a more extensive application; to extend so as to include all special cases; to make universal in application, as a formula or rule.

Generalize (v. t.) To derive or deduce (a general conception, or a general principle) from particulars.

Generalize (v. i.) To form into a genus; to view objects in their relations to a genus or class; to take general or comprehensive views.

Geometrize (v. i.) To investigate or apprehend geometrical quantities or laws; to make geometrical constructions; to proceed in accordance with the principles of geometry.

Gluttonize (v. i.) To eat to excess; to eat voraciously; to gormandize.

Gormandize (v. i. & t.) To eat greedily; to swallow voraciously; to feed ravenously or like a glutton.

Grangerize (v. t. & i.) To collect (illustrations from books) for decoration of other books.

Grecianize (v. i.) To conform to the Greek custom, especially in speech.

Heathenize (v. t.) To render heathen or heathenish.

Homologize (v. t.) To determine the homologies or structural relations of.

Idolatrize (v. i.) To worship idols; to pay idolatrous worship.

Idolatrize (v. t.) To make in idol of; to idolize.

Illegalize (v. t.) To make or declare illegal or unlawful.

Illuminize (v. t.) To initiate the doctrines or principles of the Illuminati.

Immobilize (v. t.) To make immovable; in surgery, to make immovable (a naturally mobile part, as a joint) by the use of splints, or stiffened bandages.

Inthronize (v. t.) To enthrone.

Italianize (v. i.) To play the Italian; to speak Italian.

Italianize (v. i.) To render Italian in any respect; to Italianate.

Jacobinize (v. t.) To taint with, or convert to, Jacobinism.

Jeopardize (v. t.) To expose to loss or injury; to risk; to jeopard.

Journalize (v. t.) To enter or record in a journal or diary.

Journalize (v. i.) to conduct or contribute to a public journal; to follow the profession of a journalist.

Latibulize (v. i.) To retire into a den, or hole, and lie dormant in winter; to retreat and lie hid.

Legitimize (v. t.) To legitimate.

Lethargize (v. t.) To make lethargic.

Letheonize (v. t.) To subject to the influence of letheon.

Liberalize (v. t.) To make liberal; to free from narrow views or prejudices.

Literalize (v. t.) To make literal; to interpret or put in practice according to the strict meaning of the words; -- opposed to spiritualize; as, to literalize Scripture.

Macadamize (v. t.) To cover, as a road, or street, with small, broken stones, so as to form a smooth, hard, convex surface.

Martialize (v. t.) To render warlike; as, to martialize a people.

Metabolize (v. t. & i.) To change by a metabolic process. See Metabolism.

Mexicanize (v. t.) To cause to be like the Mexicans, or their country, esp. in respect of frequent revolutions of government.

Mexicanize (v. i.) To become like the Mexicans, or their country or government.

Mineralize (v. t.) To transform into a mineral.

Mineralize (v. t.) To impregnate with a mineral; as, mineralized water.

Mineralize (v. i.) To go on an excursion for observing and collecting minerals; to mineralogize.

Miniardize (v. t.) To render delicate or dainty.

Miraculize (v. t.) To cause to seem to be a miracle.

Miscognize (v. t.) To fail to apprehend; to misunderstand.

Monarchize (v. i.) To play the sovereign; to act the monarch.

Monarchize (v. t.) To rule; to govern.

Mongrelize (v. t. & i.) To cause to be mongrel; to cross breeds, so as to produce mongrels.

Monopolize (v. t.) To acquire a monopoly of; to have or get the exclusive privilege or means of dealing in, or the exclusive possession of; to engross the whole of; as, to monopolize the coffee trade; to monopolize land.

Naturalize (v. t.) To make natural; as, custom naturalizes labor or study.

Naturalize (v. t.) To confer the rights and privileges of a native subject or citizen on; to make as if native; to adopt, as a foreigner into a nation or state, and place in the condition of a native subject.

Naturalize (v. t.) To receive or adopt as native, natural, or vernacular; to make one's own; as, to naturalize foreign words.

Naturalize (v. t.) To adapt; to accustom; to habituate; to acclimate; to cause to grow as under natural conditions.

Naturalize (v. i.) To become as if native.

Naturalize (v. i.) To explain phenomena by natural agencies or laws, to the exclusion of the supernatural.

Nesslerize (v. t.) To treat or test, as a liquid, with a solution of mercuric iodide in potassium iodide and potassium hydroxide, which is called Nessler's solution or Nessler's test, and is used to detect the presence of ammonia.

Neutralize (v. t.) To render neutral; to reduce to a state of neutrality.

Neutralize (v. t.) To render inert or imperceptible the peculiar affinities of, as a chemical substance; to destroy the effect of; as, to neutralize an acid with a base.

Neutralize (v. t.) To destroy the peculiar or opposite dispositions of; to reduce to a state of indifference inefficience; to counteract; as, to neutralize parties in government; to neutralize efforts, opposition, etc.

Nominalize (v. t.) To convert into a noun.

Palatalize (v. t.) To palatize.

Panegyrize (v. t.) To praise highly; to extol in a public speech; to write or deliver a panegyric upon; to eulogize.

Panegyrize (v. i.) To indulge in panegyrics.

Paralogize (v. i.) To reason falsely; to draw conclusions not warranted by the premises.

Partialize (v. t. & i.) To make or be partial.

Pasteurize (v. t.) To subject to pasteurization.

Pasteurize (v. t.) To treat by pasteurism.

Peroxidize (v. t.) To oxidize to the utmost degree, so as to form a peroxide.

Philippize (v. i.) To support or advocate the cause of Philip of Macedon.

Philippize (v. i.) To write or speak in the style of a philippic.

Pilgrimize (v. i.) To wander as a pilgrim; to go on a pilgrimage.

Plagiarize (v. t.) To steal or purloin from the writings of another; to appropriate without due acknowledgement (the ideas or expressions of another).

Polygamize (v. i.) To practice polygamy; to marry several wives.

Polymerize (v. t.) To cause polymerization of; to produce polymers from; to increase the molecular weight of, without changing the atomic proportions; thus, certain acids polymerize aldehyde.

Polymerize (v. i.) To change into another substance having the same atomic proportions, but a higher molecular weight; to undergo polymerization; thus, aldehyde polymerizes in forming paraldehyde.

Polytheize (v. i.) To adhere to, advocate, or inculcate, the doctrine of polytheism.

Popularize (v. t.) To make popular; to make suitable or acceptable to the common people; to make generally known; as, to popularize philosophy.

Porphyrize (v. t.) To cause to resemble porphyry; to make spotted in composition, like porphyry.

Pragmatize (v. t.) To consider, represent, or embody (something unreal) as fact; to materialize.

Prophetize (v. i.) To give predictions; to foreshow events; to prophesy.

Psalmodize (v. i.) To practice psalmody.

Puritanize (v. i.) To agree with, or teach, the doctrines of Puritans; to conform to the practice of Puritans.

Recolonize (v. t.) To colonize again.

Redisseize (v. t.) To disseize anew, or a second time.

Regularize (v. t.) To cause to become regular; to regulate.

Rejuvenize (v. t.) To rejuvenate.

Remonetize (v. t.) To restore to use as money; as, to remonetize silver.

Reorganize (v. t. & i.) To organize again or anew; as, to reorganize a society or an army.

Repaganize (v. t.) To paganize anew; to bring back to paganism.

Revitalize (v. t.) To restore vitality to; to bring back to life.

Rhapsodize (v. t.) To utter as a rhapsody, or in the manner of a rhapsody

Rhapsodize (v. i.) To utter rhapsodies.

Ridiculize (v. t.) To make ridiculous; to ridicule.

Russianize (v. t.) To make Russian, or more or less like the Russians; as, to Russianize the Poles.

Saccharize (v. t.) To convert into, or to impregnate with, sugar.

Sapientize (v. t.) To make sapient.

Scandalize (v. t.) To offend the feelings or the conscience of (a person) by some action which is considered immoral or criminal; to bring shame, disgrace, or reproach upon.

Scandalize (v. t.) To reproach; to libel; to defame; to slander.

Schematize (v. i.) To form a scheme or schemes.

Scotticize (v. t.) To cause to become like the Scotch; to make Scottish.

Scrutinize (v. t.) To examine closely; to inspect or observe with critical attention; to regard narrowly; as, to scrutinize the measures of administration; to scrutinize the conduct or motives of individuals.

Scrutinize (v. i.) To make scrutiny.

Sectionize (v. t.) To form into sections.

Secularize (v. t.) To convert from regular or monastic into secular; as, to secularize a priest or a monk.

Secularize (v. t.) To convert from spiritual or common use; as, to secularize a church, or church property.

Secularize (v. t.) To make worldly or unspiritual.

Sensualize (v. t.) To make sensual; to subject to the love of sensual pleasure; to debase by carnal gratifications; to carnalize; as, sensualized by pleasure.

Serpentize (v. i.) To turn or bend like a serpent, first in one direction and then in the opposite; to meander; to wind; to serpentine.

Severalize (v. t.) To distinguish.

Signiorize (v. t.) To exercise dominion over; to lord it over.

Signiorize (v. i.) To exercise dominion; to seigniorize.

Skepticize (v. i.) To doubt; to pretend to doubt of everything.

Specialize (v. t.) To mention specially; to particularize.

Specialize (v. t.) To apply to some specialty or limited object; to assign to a specific use; as, specialized knowledge.

Specialize (v. t.) To supply with an organ or organs having a special function or functions.

Spermatize (v. i.) To yield seed; to emit seed, or sperm.

Stigmatize (v. t.) To mark with a stigma, or brand; as, the ancients stigmatized their slaves and soldiers.

Stigmatize (v. t.) To set a mark of disgrace on; to brand with some mark of reproach or infamy.

Sulphurize (v. t.) To combine or impregnate with sulphur or any of its compounds; as, to sulphurize caoutchouc in vulcanizing.

Symmetrize (v. t.) To make proportional in its parts; to reduce to symmetry.

Sympathize (v. i.) To have a common feeling, as of bodily pleasure or pain.

Sympathize (v. i.) To feel in consequence of what another feels; to be affected by feelings similar to those of another, in consequence of knowing the person to be thus affected.

Sympathize (v. i.) To agree; to be in accord; to harmonize.

Sympathize (v. t.) To experience together.

Sympathize (v. t.) To ansew to; to correspond to.

Symphonize (v. i.) To agree; to be in harmony.

Synonymize (v. t.) To express by a synonym or synonyms; to give the synonym or synonyms corresponding to.

Synthesize (v. t.) To combine by synthesis; to unite.

Synthesize (v. t.) To produce by synthesis; as, to synthesize albumin.

Synthetize (v. t.) To combine; to unite in regular structure.

Tabularize (v. t.) To tabulate.

Theologize (v. t.) To render theological; to apply to divinity; to reduce to a system of theology.

Theologize (v. i.) To frame a system of theology; to theorize or speculate upon theological subjects.

Trichinize (v. t.) To render trichinous; to affect with trichinae; -- chiefly used in the past participle; as, trichinized pork.

Uncanonize (v. t.) To deprive of canonical authority.

Uncanonize (v. t.) To reduce from the rank of a canonized saint.

Underprize (v. t.) To undervalue; to underestimate.

Unhumanize (v. t.) To render inhuman or barbarous.

Unpaganize (v. t.) To cause to cease to be pagan; to divest of pagan character.

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