communize
transitive verb (-nized; -nizing) Etymology: back-formation from communization Date: 1888 1. a. to make common b. to make into state-owned property 2. to subject to Communist principles of organizationcommunization noun

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  • communize — (Amer.) com·mu·nize || kÉ’mjÊŠnaɪz v. make communistic; impose Communist principles; make private property of the community (also communise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • communize — [käm′yə nīz΄] vt. communized, communizing 1. to subject to communal ownership and control 2. to cause to become communistic communization n …   English World dictionary

  • communize — communization, n. /kom yeuh nuyz /, v.t., communized, communizing. 1. (often cap.) to impose Communist principles or systems of government on (a country or people). 2. to make communistic. 3. to make (something, as land or a house) the property… …   Universalium

  • communize — verb a) To make something the property of a community. b) To impose Communist ideals on people. Ant: decommunize …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • communize — or communise kɒmjʊnʌɪz verb rare organize on communist principles. Derivatives communization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • communize — com·mu·nize …   English syllables

  • communize — com•mu•nize [[t]ˈkɒm yəˌnaɪz[/t]] v. t. nized, niz•ing 1) gov (often cap.) to impose Communist principles or systems of government on (a country or people) 2) gov to make communistic 3) gov to make (land, a house, etc.) the property of the… …   From formal English to slang

  • communize — v.tr. (also ise) 1 make (land etc.) common property. 2 make (a person etc.) communistic. Derivatives: communization n. Etymology: L communis COMMON …   Useful english dictionary

  • communized — communize (Amer.) com·mu·nize || kÉ’mjÊŠnaɪz v. make communistic; impose Communist principles; make private property of the community (also communise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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