republicanize

verb

re·​pub·​li·​can·​ize ri-ˈpə-bli-kə-ˌnīz How to pronounce republicanize (audio)
republicanized; republicanizing

transitive verb

: to make republican in character, form, or principle

Word History

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of republicanize was in 1794

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Cite this Entry

“Republicanize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/republicanize. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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