verb (-dized; -dizing) Date: 1662 intransitive verb to compose a melody transitive verb to make melodious ; set to melody • melodizer noun

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  • Melodize — Mel o*dize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Melodized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Melodizing}.] To make melodious; to form into, or set to, melody. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melodize — Mel o*dize, v. i. To make melody; to compose melodies; to harmonize. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • melodize — 1660s, from MELODY (Cf. melody) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Melodized; melodizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • melodize — (Amer.) mel·o·dize || melÉ™daɪz v. compose melodies; make something melodic, make something pleasing to the ear; blend in a melodious way, blend tunefully (also melodise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • melodize — [mel′ə dīz΄] vt. melodized, melodizing [ML melodizare] 1. to make melodious 2. to set to melody vi. to make melody or compose melodies melodizer n …   English World dictionary

  • melodize — melodizer, n. /mel euh duyz /, v., melodized, melodizing. v.t. 1. to make melodious. v.i. 2. to make melody. 3. to blend melodiously. Also, esp. Brit., melodise. [1655 65; MELOD(Y) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • melodize — verb a) To compose or play melodies b) To make melodious; to write a melody for existing text See Also: melodization …   Wiktionary

  • melodize — or melodise verb make or play music …   English new terms dictionary

  • melodize — mel·o·dize …   English syllables

  • melodize — mel•o•dize [[t]ˈmɛl əˌdaɪz[/t]] v. dized, diz•ing 1) mad to make melodious 2) mad to compose melodies • Etymology: 1655–65 mel′o•diz er, n …   From formal English to slang

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