Definition of Anglicize

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

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



Definition of Anglicize

1. v. t. To make English; to English; to anglify; render conformable to the English idiom, or to English analogies.

Definition of Anglicize

1. Verb. (transitive) (alternative spelling of anglicise) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anglicize

1. [v -CIZED, -CIZING, -CIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anglicize

anglesites
anglewing
anglewise
anglewitch
anglewitches
angleworm
angleworms
anglice
anglicise
anglicised
anglicises
anglicising
anglicisms
anglicization
anglicizations
anglicize (current term)
anglicized
anglicizes
anglicizing
anglified
anglifies
anglify
angling
anglings
anglist
anglists
anglo
anglo-saxondom
anglomania
anglomaniac

Literary usage of Anglicize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Universal Pronouncing Gazetteer: Containing Topographical, Statistical by Thomas Baldwin (1847)
"With regard to French names, however, a different plan has been pursued, both because it is less easy, so to speak, to anglicize the French letters, ..."

2. Public Education in the City of New York Its History, Condition and Statistics by Thomas Boese, clerk of the Board Thomas Boese (1869)
"... efforts to anglicize them.—Trinity School, 1710.—lill'ucts of Immigration.—King's School, 1734.—Straggle of the Dutch for their Language. ..."

3. A Pronouncing Gazetteer by Thomas Baldwin (1851)
"VIL With regard to French names, however, a different plan has been pursued, both because it is less easy, so to speak, to anglicize the French letters, ..."

4. Public Education in the City of New York: Its History, Condition: Its by Thomas Boese, Thomas F. Harrison, New York (N.Y.). Board of Education (1869)
"... efforts to anglicize them.—Trinity School, 1710.—Effects of Immigration.—King's School, 1754.—Struggle of the Dutch for their Language. ..."

5. How to Pronounce the Names in Shakespeare: The Pronunciation of the Names in by Theodora Ursula Irvine (1919)
"anglicize in some cases and not in others, but not inconsistently." Viola Allen writes: "I do not generally anglicize the proper names in Shakespeare, ..."

6. Practical Ortheopy and Critique by Edward Barrett Warman (1888)
"say bron-chl'tis and squa'lor. We should support the standards. When we anglicize a word, we should anglicize the ..."

7. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"... 1)0th families anglicize their names Carleton, Carolan, Carlin, Carland, ... &c., but most of the Derry family anglicize their name Carlin and Carland. ..."

8. The Practical Study of Languages: A Guide for Teachers and Learners by Henry Sweet (1900)
"... taking care not to anglicize it—in fact, to do what an English reader would do with an unfamiliar word he had never heard spoken, but only seen in print ..."

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