Judaize

verb
Ju·​da·​ize | \ ˈjü-dē-ˌīz, ˈjü-də- How to pronounce Judaize (audio) , ˈjü-(ˌ)dā- \
Judaized; Judaizing

Definition of Judaize

intransitive verb

: to adopt the customs, beliefs, or character of a Jew

transitive verb

: to make Jewish

Other Words from Judaize

Judaization \ ˌjü-​dē-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən , ˌjü-​də-​ə-​ How to pronounce Judaize (audio) , ˌjü-​(ˌ)dā-​ə-​ \ noun
Judaizer \ ˈjü-​dē-​ˌīz-​ər , ˈjü-​də-​ How to pronounce Judaize (audio) , ˈjü-​(ˌ)dā-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Judaize

1581, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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“Judaize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Judaize. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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