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mechanize

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verb mech·a·nize \ˈme-kə-ˌnīz\

Simple Definition of mechanize

  • : to change (a process or an activity) so that it is done with machines instead of by people or animals

Full Definition of mechanize

mech·a·nizedmech·a·niz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make mechanical; especially :  to make automatic or routine

  3. 2 a :  to equip with machinery especially to replace human or animal labor b :  to equip with armed and armored motor vehicles c :  to provide with mechanical power

  4. 3 :  to produce by or as if by machine

mech·a·niz·able play \-ˌnī-zə-bəl\ adjective
mech·a·ni·za·tion play \ˌme-kə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
mech·a·niz·er play \ˈme-kə-ˌnī-zər\ noun

Examples of mechanize

  1. an invention that helped to mechanize agriculture



1678

First Known Use of mechanize

1678


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