HyperDic: modernize

English > 2 senses of the word modernize:
VERBchangemodernize, overhaul, modernisemake repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
changemodernize, modernise, developbecome technologically advanced
modernize > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'dernay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > modernize: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsoverhaul, modernise
Entailsrepair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
NarrowerretrofitSubstitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones
Broaderregenerate, renewreestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
Spanishmodernizar, reacondicionar, repasar, revisar
Catalanmodernitzar, repassar, revisar
English > modernize: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome technologically advanced.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsmodernise, develop
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar tobuild up, developchange the use of and make available or usable
Spanishdesarrollar, modernizar
Nounsmodernizationmaking modern in appearance or behavior / behavior

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