Republicanize
Republicanize Re*pub"lic*an*ize (-?z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Republicanized} (-?zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Republicanizing} (-?`z?ng).] [Cf. F. r['e]publicaniser.] To change, as a state, into a republic; to republican principles; as, France was republicanized; to republicanize the rising generation. --D. Ramsay. [1913 Webster]

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  • republicanize — ˌnīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: French républicaniser, from républicain republican + iser ize 1. : to make republican in character, form, or principle : change (as a state) into a republic the first public measure which tended … to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • republicanize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1797 to make republican in character, form, or principle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • republicanize — republicanization, n. republicanizer, n. /ri pub li keuh nuyz /, v.t., republicanized, republicanizing. to make republican. Also, esp. Brit., republicanise. [1790 1800; < F républicaniser, equiv. to républicain REPUBLICAN + iser IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • republicanize — re·pub·li·can·ize …   English syllables

  • Republicanized — Republicanize Re*pub lic*an*ize ( ?z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Republicanized} ( ?zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Republicanizing} ( ? z?ng).] [Cf. F. r[ e]publicaniser.] To change, as a state, into a republic; to republican principles; as, France was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Republicanizing — Republicanize Re*pub lic*an*ize ( ?z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Republicanized} ( ?zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Republicanizing} ( ? z?ng).] [Cf. F. r[ e]publicaniser.] To change, as a state, into a republic; to republican principles; as, France was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • republicanization — See republicanize. * * * …   Universalium

  • communize — Synonyms and related words: annex, attach, collectivize, commandeer, communalize, confiscate, democratize, distrain, expropriate, garnish, impound, impress, levy, nationalize, politicize, press, replevin, replevy, republicanize, sequester,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nationalize — Synonyms and related words: annex, attach, collectivize, commandeer, communalize, communize, confiscate, democratize, distrain, expropriate, garnish, impound, impress, levy, politicize, press, replevin, replevy, republicanize, sequester,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • socialize — Synonyms and related words: acculturate, advance, ameliorate, amend, annex, associate, attach, better, boost, bring forward, civilize, collectivize, commandeer, communalize, communize, confiscate, democratize, distrain, edify, educate, elevate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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