Judaize Ju"da*ize, v. t. To impose Jewish observances or rites upon; to convert to Judaism. [1913 Webster]

The heretical Theodotion, the Judaized Symmachus. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Judaize — Ju da*ize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Judaized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Judaizing}.] [Cf. F. juda[ i]ser.] To conform to the doctrines, observances, or methods of the Jews; to inculcate or impose Judaism. [1913 Webster] They . . . prevailed on the Galatians… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Judaize — (Amer.) Ju·da·ize || dÊ’uːdeɪaɪz v. adopt Judaism; make something Jewish; give something Jewish diposition or character (also Judaise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Judaize — [jo͞o′dāīz΄, jo͞o′dēīz΄, jo͞o′dəīz΄] vi. Judaized, Judaizing [LL(Ec) Judaizare < Gr(Ec) Ioudaizein < Ioudaios: see JEW] to conform to Jewish morality, traditions, etc. vt. to bring into conformity with Judaism Judaization n …   English World dictionary

  • Judaize — verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1582 intransitive verb to adopt the customs, beliefs, or character of a Jew transitive verb to make Jewish • Judaization noun • Judaizer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Judaize — Judaization, n. Judaizer, n. /jooh dee uyz , day , deuh /, v., Judaized, Judaizing. v.i. 1. to conform to the spirit, character, principles, or practices of Judaism. v.t. 2. to bring into conformity with Judaism. Also, esp. Brit., Judaise. [1575… …   Universalium

  • Judaize — or Judaise dʒu:deɪʌɪz verb 1》 make Jewish. 2》 follow Jewish customs or religious rites. Derivatives Judaization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • judaize — ju·da·ize …   English syllables

  • Judaize — Ju•da•ize [[t]ˈdʒu diˌaɪz, də [/t]] v. ized, iz•ing 1) jud to conform to the spirit, character, principles, or practices of Judaism 2) jud to bring into conformity with Judaism • Etymology: 1575–85; < LL < Gk Ju da•i•za′tion, n. Ju′da•iz er …   From formal English to slang

  • Judaize —   v.t. make or become Jewish; keep Jewish observances; convert to Jewish beliefs.    ♦ Judaic, a.    ♦ Judaism, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • judaize — v. (also ise) 1 intr. follow Jewish customs or rites. 2 tr. a make Jewish. b convert to Judaism. Derivatives: Judaization n. Etymology: LL judaizare f. Gk ioudaiumlzo (as JUDAIC) …   Useful english dictionary

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