anonymize

verb anon·y·mize \ ə-ˈnä-nə-ˌmīz \
variants: also British anonymise
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of anonymize

anonymized; anonymizing
transitive verb
: to remove identifying information from (something, such as computer data) so that the original source cannot be known : to make (something) anonymous
  • There's an incredible amount of data in your travel profile. So they improved security and created a sophisticated way to anonymize data.
  • —Dana Hawkins

anonymization

also British anonymisation play \ə-ˌnä-nə-mə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

anonymizer

also British anonymiser noun

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