Definition of Anglicise

1. Verb. Make English in appearance. "She anglicised her name after moving from Paris to London"

Exact synonyms: Anglicize
Generic synonyms: Accommodate, Adapt
Derivative terms: Anglicisation, Anglicization, English



Definition of Anglicise

1. Verb. (transitive) To make English, as to customs, culture, pronunciation, spelling, or style. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To dub or translate into English. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To become English. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anglicise

1. [v -CISED, -CISING, -CISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anglicise

anglers
angles
angles of attack
angles of incidence
angles of reflection
angles of refraction
anglesite
anglesites
anglewing
anglewise
anglewitch
anglewitches
angleworm
angleworms
anglice
anglicise (current term)
anglicised
anglicises
anglicising
anglicisms
anglicization
anglicizations
anglicize
anglicized
anglicizes
anglicizing
anglified
anglifies
anglify
angling

Literary usage of Anglicise

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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1869)
"Here is one invariable root, anglicise and write it Pharmac- add ist, ie Pharmacist The rule is best proved by apparent exceptions. ..."

2. Glimpses of the Ages: Or, The "superior" and "inferior" Races, So-called by Theophilus E. Samuel Scholes (1908)
"His sole object for twenty-four years has been to perpetuate the occupation and to anglicise Egypt. He hoped to win the confidence of Egypt's creditors to ..."

3. The Independent Review (1906)
"In any attempt to anglicise German methods, we may introduce many modifications ; but these fundamentals must be retained. How essential they are will ..."

4. Miscellaneous Essays Relating to Indian Subjects by Brian Houghton Hodgson (1880)
"to anglicise our courts and our schools, we could scarcely fail, under all the ... But what else than this is it to anglicise the administration in India, ..."

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