computerize

verb com·put·er·ize \ kəm-ˈpyü-tə-ˌrīz , -tər-ˌīz \

Definition of computerize

computerized; computerizing
transitive verb
1 :to carry out, control, or produce by means of a computer
  • computerized music
2 :to equip with computers
  • computerize public schools
3 a :to store in a computer
  • computerize data
b :to put in a form that a computer can use
  • computerize paperwork

computerizable

play \kəm-ˌpyü-tə-ˈrī-zə-bəl\ adjective

computerization

play \kəm-ˌpyü-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of computerize in a Sentence

  1. We plan to computerize our billing system.

  2. The office is being computerized.

  3. Libraries are computerizing their records.

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First Known Use of computerize

1957


COMPUTERIZE Defined for English Language Learners

computerize

verb

Definition of computerize for English Language Learners

  • : to use a computer to make, do, or control (something)

  • : to provide (something) with computers

  • : to put (something) into a form that a computer can use


COMPUTERIZE Defined for Kids

computerize

verb com·put·er·ize \ kəm-ˈpyü-tə-ˌrīz \

Definition of computerize for Students

computerized; computerizing
1 :to carry out, control, or produce on a computer
  • computerize a billing system
2 :to equip with computers
  • computerize a school
3 :to put in a form that a computer can use
  • computerize school records


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