transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Date: 1876 to make definite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • definitize — /def euh ni tuyz , di fin i /, v.t., definitized, definitizing. to cause to become definite; crystallize. Also, esp. Brit., definitise. [1875 80; DEFINITE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • definitize — verb To make (a contract, plan, or the like) definite …   Wiktionary

  • definitize — def·i·ni·tize …   English syllables

  • definitize — ˈdefənəˌtīz; də̇ˈfin , dēˈ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : to make definite …   Useful english dictionary

  • P-15 Termit — Termit A P 15M missile (SS N 2c) being unloaded from a former East German Navy Tarantul class missile boat. Type Anti ship missile …   Wikipedia

  • definitization — See definitize. * * * …   Universalium

  • -ize — This suffix has aided in the creation of hundreds of standard words such as pasteurize, dramatize, sterilize, and hospitalize. Unfortunately, many weird improprieties have also resulted, such as powerize, concertize, and headlineize. Most verbs… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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