8 letter words ending in ize

Alkalize (v. t.) To render alka

Amortize (v. t.) To make as if dead; to destroy.

Amortize (v. t.) To alienate in mortmain, that is, to convey to a corporation. See Mortmain.

Amortize (v. t.) To clear off or extinguish, as a debt, usually by means of a sinking fund.

Angelize (v. t.) To raise to the state of an angel; to render angelic.

Annalize (v. t.) To record in annals.

Aphetize (v. t.) To shorten by aphesis.

Aphorize (v. i.) To make aphorisms.

Appetize (v. t.) To make hungry; to whet the appetite of.

Archaize (v. t.) To make appear archaic or antique.

Arianize (v. i.) To admit or accept the tenets of the Arians; to become an Arian.

Arianize (v. t.) To convert to Arianism.

Artilize (v. t.) To make resemble.

Aryanize (v. t.) To make Aryan (a language, or in language).

Atticize (v. t.) To conform or make conformable to the language, customs, etc., of Attica.

Atticize (v. i.) To side with the Athenians.

Atticize (v. i.) To use the Attic idiom or style; to conform to the customs or modes of thought of the Athenians.

Angurize (v. t.) To augur.

Botanize (v. i.) To seek after plants for botanical investigation; to study plants.

Botanize (v. t.) To explore for botanical purposes.

Cabalize (v. i.) To use cabalistic language.

Canonize (v. t.) To declare (a deceased person) a saint; to put in the catalogue of saints; as, Thomas a Becket was canonized.

Canonize (v. t.) To glorify; to exalt to the highest honor.

Canonize (v. t.) To rate as inspired; to include in the canon.

Caponize (v. t.) To castrate, as a fowl.

Civilize (v. t.) To reclaim from a savage state; to instruct in the rules and customs of civilization; to educate; to refine.

Civilize (v. t.) To admit as suitable to a civilized state.

Colonize (v. t.) To plant or establish a colony or colonies in; to people with colonists; to migrate to and settle in.

Colonize (v. i.) To remove to, and settle in, a distant country; to make a colony.

Curarize (v. t.) To poison with curare.

Cutinize (v. t. & i.) To change into cutin.

Demonize (v. t.) To convert into a demon; to infuse the principles or fury of a demon into.

Demonize (v. t.) To control or possess by a demon.

Deputize (v. t.) To appoint as one's deputy; to empower to act in one's stead; to depute.

Detonize (v. t. & i.) To explode, or cause to explode; to burn with an explosion; to detonate.

Devilize (v. t.) To make a devil of.

Digitize (v. t.) To finger; as, to digitize a pen.

Disprize (v. t.) To depreciate.

Disseize (v. t.) To deprive of seizin or possession; to dispossess or oust wrongfully (one in freehold possession of land); -- followed by of; as, to disseize a tenant of his freehold.

Divinize (v. t.) To invest with a divine character; to deify.

Dolomize (v. t.) To convert into dolomite.

Egyptize (v. t.) To give an Egyptian character or appearance to.

Endenize (v. t.) To endenizen.

Energize (v. i.) To use strength in action; to act or operate with force or vigor; to act in producing an effect.

Energize (v. t.) To give strength or force to; to make active; to alacrify; as, to energize the will.

Equalize (v. t.) To make equal; to cause to correspond, or be like, in amount or degree as compared; as, to equalize accounts, burdens, or taxes.

Equalize (v. t.) To pronounce equal; to compare as equal.

Equalize (v. t.) To be equal to; equal; to match.

Eternize (v. t.) To make eternal or endless.

Eternize (v. t.) To make forever famous; to immortalize; as, to eternize one's self, a name, exploits.

Etherize (v. t.) To convert into ether.

Etherize (v. t.) To render insensible by means of ether, as by inhalation; as, to etherize a patient.

Eulogize (v. t.) To speak or write in commendation of (another); to extol in speech or writing; to praise.

Euphuize (v. t.) To affect excessive refinement in language; to be overnice in expression.

Euripize (v. t.) To whirl hither and thither.

Fabulize (v. i.) To invent, compose, or relate fables or fictions.

Femalize (v. t.) To make, or to describe as, female or feminine.

Feminize (v. t.) To make womanish or effeminate.

Fluidize (v. t.) To render fluid.

Focalize (v. t.) To bring to a focus; to focus; to concentrate.

Giantize (v. i.) To play the giant.

Hebraize (v. t.) To convert into the Hebrew idiom; to make Hebrew or Hebraistic.

Hebraize (v. i.) To speak Hebrew, or to conform to the Hebrew idiom, or to Hebrew customs.

Hepatize (v. t.) To impregnate with sulphureted hydrogen gas, formerly called hepatic gas.

Hepatize (v. t.) To gorge with effused matter, as the lungs.

Humanize (v. t.) To render human or humane; to soften; to make gentle by overcoming cruel dispositions and rude habits; to refine or civilize.

Humanize (v. t.) To give a human character or expression to.

Humanize (v. t.) To convert into something human or belonging to man; as, to humanize vaccine lymph.

Humanize (v. i.) To become or be made more humane; to become civilized; to be ameliorated.

Humorize (v. t.) To humor.

Idealize (v. t.) To make ideal; to give an ideal form or value to; to attribute ideal characteristics and excellences to; as, to idealize real life.

Idealize (v. t.) To treat in an ideal manner. See Idealization, 2.

Idealize (v. i.) To form ideals.

Idiotize (v. i.) To become stupid.

Indenize (v. t.) To naturalize.

Infamize (v. t.) To make infamous; to defame.

Islamize (v. i. & t.) To conform, or cause to conform, to the religion of Islam.

Laconize (v. i.) To imitate the manner of the Laconians, especially in brief, pithy speech, or in frugality and austerity.

Latinize (v. t.) To give Latin terminations or forms to, as to foreign words, in writing Latin.

Latinize (v. t.) To bring under the power or influence of the Romans or Latins; to affect with the usages of the Latins, especially in speech.

Latinize (v. t.) To make like the Roman Catholic Church or diffuse its ideas in; as, to Latinize the Church of England.

Latinize (v. i.) To use words or phrases borrowed from the Latin.

Latinize (v. i.) To come under the influence of the Romans, or of the Roman Catholic Church.

Legalize (v. t.) To make legal.

Legalize (v. t.) To interpret or apply in a legal spirit.

Leperize (v. t.) To affect with leprosy.

Localize (v. t.) To make local; to fix in, or assign to, a definite place.

Macarize (v. t.) To congratulate.

Maximize (v. t.) To increase to the highest degree.

Melodize (v. t.) To make melodious; to form into, or set to, melody.

Melodize (v. i.) To make melody; to compose melodies; to harmonize.

Memorize (v. t.) To cause to be remembered ; hence, to record.

Memorize (v. t.) To commit to memory; to learn by heart.

Minimize (v. t.) To reduce to the smallest part or proportion possible; to reduce to a minimum.

Misavize (v. t.) To misadvise.

Misprize (v.) To slight or undervalue.

Mobilize (v. t.) To put in a state of readiness for active service in war, as an army corps.

Modelize (v. t.) To model.

Monetize (v. t.) To convert into money; to adopt as current money; as, to monetize silver.

Moralize (v. t.) To apply to a moral purpose; to explain in a moral sense; to draw a moral from.

Moralize (v. t.) To furnish with moral lessons, teachings, or examples; to lend a moral to.

Moralize (v. t.) To render moral; to correct the morals of.

Moralize (v. t.) To give a moral quality to; to affect the moral quality of, either for better or worse.

Moralize (v. i.) To make moral reflections; to regard acts and events as involving a moral.

Nasalize (v. t.) To render nasal, as sound; to insert a nasal or sound in.

Nasalize (v. t.) To utter words or letters with a nasal sound; to speak through the nose.

Naturize (v. t.) To endow with a nature or qualities; to refer to nature.

Nebulize (v. t.) To reduce (as a liquid) to a fine spray or vapor; to atomize.

Nomadize (v. i.) To lead the life of a nomad; to wander with flocks and herds for the sake of finding pasturage.

Novelize (v. i.) To innovate.

Novelize (v. t.) To innovate.

Novelize (v. t.) To put into the form of novels; to represent by fiction.

Obectize (v. t.) To make an object of; to regard as an object; to place in the position of an object.

Organize (v. t.) To furnish with organs; to give an organic structure to; to endow with capacity for the functions of life; as, an organized being; organized matter; -- in this sense used chiefly in the past participle.

Organize (v. t.) To arrange or constitute in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize; to get into working order; -- applied to products of the human intellect, or to human institutions and undertakings, as a science, a government, an army, a war, etc.

Organize (v. t.) To sing in parts; as, to organize an anthem.

Outprize (v. t.) To prize beyong value, or in excess; to exceed in value.

Oversize (v. t.) To surpass in size.

Oversize (v. t.) To cover with viscid matter.

Paganize (v. t.) To render pagan or heathenish; to convert to paganism.

Paganize (v. i.) To behave like pagans.

Palatize (v. t.) To modify, as the tones of the voice, by means of the palate; as, to palatize a letter or sound.

Papalize (v. t.) To make papal.

Papalize (v. i.) To conform to popery.

Penalize (v. t.) To make penal.

Penalize (v. t.) To put a penalty on. See Penalty, 3.

Polarize (v. t.) To communicate polarity to.

Politize (v. i.) To play the politician; to dispute as politicians do.

Pyritize (v. t.) To convert into pyrites.

Regulize (v. t.) To reduce to regulus; to separate, as a metal from extraneous matter; as, to regulize antimony.

Romanize (v. t.) To Latinize; to fill with Latin words or idioms.

Romanize (v. t.) To convert to the Roman Catholic religion.

Romanize (v. i.) To use Latin words and idioms.

Romanize (v. i.) To conform to Roman Catholic opinions, customs, or modes of speech.

Royalize (v. t.) to make royal.

Ruralize (v. t.) To render rural; to give a rural appearance to.

Ruralize (v. i.) To become rural; to go into the country; to rusticate.

Satirize (v. t.) To make the object of satire; to attack with satire; to censure with keenness or severe sarcasm.

Similize (v. t.) To liken; to compare; as, to similize a person, thing, or act.

Sirenize (v. i.) To use the enticements of a siren; to act as a siren; to fascinate.

Soberize (v. t. & i.) To sober.

Solarize (v. t.) To injure by too long exposure to the light of the sun in the camera; to burn.

Solarize (v. i.) To become injured by undue or too long exposure to the sun's rays in the camera.

Solecize (v. i.) To commit a solecism.

Sororize (v. i.) To associate, or hold fellowship, as sisters; to have sisterly feelings; -- analogous to fraternize.

Tetanize (v. t.) To throw, as a muscle, into a state of permanent contraction; to cause tetanus in. See Tetanus, n., 2.

Theorize (v. i.) To form a theory or theories; to form opinions solely by theory; to speculate.

Totalize (v. t.) To make total, or complete;to reduce to completeness.

Tutorize (v. t.) To teach; to instruct.

Urbanize (v. t.) To render urban, or urbane; to refine; to polish.

Vaporize (v. t.) To convert into vapor, as by the application of heat, whether naturally or artificially.

Vaporize (v. i.) To pass off in vapor.

Vitalize (v. t.) To endow with life, or vitality; to give life to; to make alive; as, vitalized blood.

Vocalize (v. t.) To form into voice; to make vocal or sonant; to give intonation or resonance to.

Vocalize (v. t.) To practice singing on the vowel sounds.

Vowelize (v. t.) To give the quality, sound, or office of a vowel to.

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