contemporize
transitive verb (-rized; -rizing) Date: 1646 to make contemporary <
contemporize a magazine with the latest fashions
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  • contemporize — v. i. to happen at the same time. Syn: co occur. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contemporize — v. t. to arrange or represent events so that they co occur. Syn: synchronize. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contemporize — (Amer.) v. make modern; make contemporary; place a person or something in the same period as someone or something else; synchronize; arrange or represent events so that they co occur (also contemporise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contemporize — [kən tem′pə rīz΄] vt., vi. contemporized, contemporizing to make or be contemporary …   English World dictionary

  • contemporize — /keuhn tem peuh ruyz /, v., contemporized, contemporizing. v.t. 1. to place in or regard as belonging to the same age or time. 2. to give a modern or contemporary character or setting to; update: The new production of Romeo and Juliet… …   Universalium

  • contemporize — verb To bring up to date; often specifically to set a historical narrative in a modern context Syn: update, adapt See Also: contemporary, temporize …   Wiktionary

  • contemporize — con·tem·po·rize …   English syllables

  • contemporize — verb 1. happen at the same time • Syn: ↑synchronize, ↑synchronise, ↑contemporise • Derivationally related forms: ↑synchronisation (for: ↑synchronise), ↑synchrony …   Useful english dictionary

  • contemporized — contemporize (Amer.) v. make modern; make contemporary; place a person or something in the same period as someone or something else; synchronize; arrange or represent events so that they co occur (also contemporise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contemporizes — contemporize (Amer.) v. make modern; make contemporary; place a person or something in the same period as someone or something else; synchronize; arrange or represent events so that they co occur (also contemporise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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