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revolutionize

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verb, rev·o·lu·tion·ize \-shə-ˌnīz\

Simple Definition of revolutionize

  • : to change (something) very much or completely : to cause a revolution in (something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of revolutionize

revolutionizedrevolutionizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to overthrow the established government of

  3. 2 :  to imbue with revolutionary doctrines

  4. 3 :  to change fundamentally or completely <revolutionize an industry>

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to engage in revolution

revolutionizer noun

Examples of revolutionize in a sentence

  1. The invention of the airplane revolutionized travel.

  2. This new drug may revolutionize cancer treatment.

  3. This discovery has revolutionized our understanding of how the human brain works.



1797

First Known Use of revolutionize

1797


REVOLUTIONIZE Defined for Kids

revolutionize

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verb rev·o·lu·tion·ize \ˌre-və-ˈlü-shə-ˌnīz\

Definition of revolutionize for Students

revolutionizedrevolutionizing

  1. :  to change greatly or completely <The invention of the airplane revolutionized travel.>





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