Definition of Grecize

1. v. t. To render Grecian; also, to cause (a word or phrase in another language) to take a Greek form; as, the name is Grecized.



2. v. i. To conform to the Greek custom, especially in speech.

Definition of Grecize

1. Verb. (transitive) To render Grecian, or cause (a word or phrase in another language) to take a Greek form. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To translate into Greek. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To conform to the Greek custom, especially in speech. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grecize

1. to provide with a Greek style [v -CIZED, -CIZING, -CIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grecize

greaved
greaves
greaving
grebe
grebes
grebo
grebos
grece
greces
grechishchevite
grecianize
grecianized
grecianizes
grecianizing
grecians
grecize (current term)
grecized
grecizes
grecizing
greco-roman
grecque
grecques
gree
greeble
greebles
greebo
greebos
greeces
greecious
greed

Literary usage of Grecize

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

1. The Universities of Ancient Greece by John William Henry Walden (1909)
"gives the following as the 'grammarian's' duties: "to grecize the tongue, gather information, regulate metres, and set down the laws for poems. ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
"They asserted that the patriarch Samuel, of Constantinople, had, in 1767, illegally abolished the independence of the Bulgarian Church, in order to grecize ..."

3. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"His first act was to grecize hie own ume, and to become "Jason; " his next to set up t gymnasium — that is a place where the young шел of the town were ..."

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