classicize
verb (-cized; -cizing) Date: 1854 transitive verb to make classic or classical intransitive verb to follow classic style

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • classicize — v. t. to make classic or classical. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • classicize — (Amer.) v. follow classic style; make classic, make classical (also classicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • classicize — [klas′əsīz΄] vt. classicized, classicizing to make classic or classical vi. to use or affect a classic style or form …   English World dictionary

  • classicize — /klas euh suyz /, v., classicized, classicizing. v.t. 1. to make classic. v.i. 2. to conform to the classic style. Also, esp. Brit., classicise. [1850 55; CLASSIC + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • classicize — verb a) To make classic. b) To conform to the classic style …   Wiktionary

  • classicize — or classicise verb [usu. as adjective classicizing] imitate a classical style: the classicizing strains in Guercino s art …   English new terms dictionary

  • classicize — clas·si·cize …   English syllables

  • classicize — clas•si•cize [[t]ˈklæs əˌsaɪz[/t]] v. cized, ciz•ing 1) to make classic 2) to conform to the classic style • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • classicize — v. (also ise) 1 tr. make classic. 2 intr. imitate a classical style …   Useful english dictionary

  • classicized — classicize (Amer.) v. follow classic style; make classic, make classical (also classicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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