archaize
verb see archaism

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  • Archaize — Ar cha*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Archaized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Archaizing}.] [Gr. archai: zein.] To make appear archaic or antique. Mahaffy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archaize — (Amer.) v. make archaic in appearance or in character (also archaise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • archaize — [är′kāīz΄, är′kēīz΄] vt. archaized, archaizing to make archaic or make seem archaic vi. to use archaisms …   English World dictionary

  • archaize — archaizer, n. /ahr kee uyz , kay /, v., archaized, archaizing. v.t. 1. to give an archaic appearance or quality to: The poet archaized her work with many Elizabethan words. v.i. 2. to use archaisms. Also, esp. Brit., archaise. [1840 50; < Gk… …   Universalium

  • archaize — verb To give an archaic quality or character to; make archaic, to suggest the past. The later the archaizing phenomena that were also a part of Stalinism …   Wiktionary

  • archaize — or archaise verb consciously imitate an archaic word or style of art …   English new terms dictionary

  • archaize — ar·cha·ize …   English syllables

  • archaize — v. (also ise) 1 intr. imitate the archaic. 2 tr. make (a work of art, literature, etc.) imitate the archaic. Etymology: Gk arkhaiumlzo be old fashioned f. arkhaios ancient …   Useful english dictionary

  • Archaized — Archaize Ar cha*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Archaized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Archaizing}.] [Gr. archai: zein.] To make appear archaic or antique. Mahaffy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Archaizing — Archaize Ar cha*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Archaized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Archaizing}.] [Gr. archai: zein.] To make appear archaic or antique. Mahaffy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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