Simple Definition of Americanize
: to make (something or someone) American : to cause (something or someone) to have American characteristics
Full Definition of Americanize
1 : to cause to acquire or conform to American characteristics
2 : to bring (as an area) under the political, cultural, or commercial influence of the United States
: to acquire or conform to American traits
Examples of americanize
The editors of the book decided to Americanize the spelling.
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Rhymes with americanize
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