Definition of Pauperize

1. Verb. Reduce to beggary.

Exact synonyms: Beggar, Pauperise
Generic synonyms: Impoverish
Derivative terms: Beggar, Pauperisation, Pauper, Pauperization, Pauperization



Definition of Pauperize

1. v. t. To reduce to pauperism; as, to pauperize the peasantry.

Definition of Pauperize

1. Verb. To make someone a pauper; to impoverish ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pauperize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pauperize

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pauper
pauperdom
paupered
paupering
pauperisation
pauperisations
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pauperised
pauperises
pauperising
pauperism
pauperisms
pauperization
pauperizations
pauperize (current term)
pauperized
pauperizes
pauperizing
paupers
paupiette
paupiettes
pauropoda
pausable
pausal
pause
paused
pauseful
pauseless
pauselessly

Literary usage of Pauperize

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1. The Great Issues by Wharton Barker (1902)
"NATIONALIZE THE RAILROADS OR pauperize THE NATION. [November 5th, 1898.} FOR long years we have relied largely upon competition to give to our people ..."

2. Notes for Visiting Nurses by Rosalind Gillette Shawe, Helen C. Jenks (1893)
"NOT TO pauperize THE POOR. Social and political economy are studies that are engaging the best thought of many wise men, and therefore we may be excused if ..."

3. Poverty and Riches: A Study of the Industrial RĂ©gime by Scott Nearing (1916)
"Yet, equivocal as it may seem, riches does pauperize the rich. What does "pauperize" mean? The rich are most solicitous about the poor. ..."

4. The Principles of Sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross (1920)
"Thirty years ago Her- l*Tt Spencer declared that public libraries and reading-rooms pauperize, overlooking the fact that the pursuit of knowledge makes men ..."

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