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Definition of Latinize

Latinize
Latinize Lat"in*ize, v. i. To use words or phrases borrowed from the Latin. --Dryden. 2. To come under the influence of the Romans, or of the Roman Catholic Church.
Latinize
Latinize Lat"in*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Latinized; p. pr. & vb. n. Latinizing.] [L. latinizare: cf. F. latiniser.] 1. To give Latin terminations or forms to, as to foreign words, in writing Latin. 2. To bring under the power or influence of the Romans or Latins; to affect with the usages of the Latins, especially in speech. ``Latinized races.' --Lowell. 3. To make like the Roman Catholic Church or diffuse its ideas in; as, to Latinize the Church of England.

Meaning of Latinize from wikipedia

- Latinisation or Latinization is the practice of rendering a non-Latin name (or word) in a Latin style. It is commonly found with historical personal names...
- 330 CE, the city became widely known as Constantinople, which, as the Latinized form of "Κωνσταντινούπολις" (Konstantinoúpolis), means the "City of Constantine"...
- or Celtic linguistic substrates dating from before the Romanization-Latinization were sought out. Early Romantic nationalism was strongly inspired by...
- once historically known as Abyssinia. This toponym was derived from the Latinized form of the ancient Habash. Several important finds have propelled Ethiopia...
- earliest cases of the illness in the medical and psychiatric literature. The Latinized term dementia praecox was first used by German alienist Heinrich Schule...
- published a world map calling the new continent America from Vespucci's Latinized name "Americus". According to Paul Lunde, "The preoccupation of European...
- While the bulk of po****tion continued to be constituted by the old, Latinized dwellers, during this period its religious allegiance oscillated between...
- In the USSR, latinisation (Russian: латиниза́ция latinizatsiya) was the name of the campaign during the 1920s–1930s which aimed to replace traditional...
- settled Hungary prior to the Avars. The rest of the word comes from the Latinized form of Byzantine Gr**** Oungroi (Οὔγγροι). According to an explanation...
- observant Jews on a daily basis. The term "Judaism" derives from Iudaismus, a Latinized form of the Ancient Gr**** Ioudaismos (Ἰουδαϊσμός) (from the verb ἰουδαΐζειν...
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