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humanize

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verb hu·man·ize \ˈhyü-mə-ˌnīz, ˈyü-\

Simple Definition of humanize

  • : to make (someone or something) seem gentler, kinder, or more appealing to people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of humanize

humanizedhumanizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to represent as human :  attribute human qualities to b :  to adapt to human nature or use

  3. 2 :  to make humane

humanization play \ˌhyü-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən, ˌyü-\ noun
humanizer noun

Examples of humanize in a sentence

  1. The new publicity has helped to humanize the corporation's image.

  2. They promised to humanize conditions at the company.



1603

First Known Use of humanize

1603


Medical Dictionary

humanize

transitive verb hu·man·ize

Medical Definition of humanize

humanized also British humanised; humanizing also British humanising

  1. :  to render (cow's milk) suitable for consumption by human babies

humanization also British humanisation \ˌhyü-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən, ˌyü-\play play noun


Variants of humanize

also British humanise \ˈhyü-mə-ˌnīz, ˈyü-\play play

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