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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mechanize

mechanizedmechanizing

  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

mechanizable play \-ˌnī-zə-bəl\ adjective
mechanization play \ˌme-kə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
mechanizer play \ˈme-kə-ˌnī-zər\ noun

Examples of mechanize in a sentence

  1. an invention that helped to mechanize agriculture



1678

First Known Use of mechanize

1678


MECHANIZE Defined for Kids

mechanize

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verb mech·a·nize \ˈme-kə-ˌnīz\

Definition of mechanize for Students

mechanizedmechanizing

  1. 1 :  to cause to be done by machines rather than humans or animals <The invention helped mechanize farming.>

  2. 2 :  to equip with machinery <a mechanized army>




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