Simple Definition of modernize
: to make (something) modern and more suited to present styles or needs
: to become modern : to begin using the newest information, methods, or technology
Full Definition of modernize
: to make modern (as in taste, style, or usage)
: to adopt modern ways
Examples of modernize
We're modernizing our kitchen with a new oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher.
The country recently announced plans to begin modernizing its army.
The school needs a building with modernized classrooms.
Older companies will need to modernize quickly if they are to survive in today's economy.
First Known Use of modernize
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