verb, often capitalized spar·tan·ize \-ənˌīz\

Definition of spartanize


  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make Spartan in character :  imbue with Spartan ideals tried to spartanize his whole household

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become Spartan in character :  live in a Spartan manner

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Origin and Etymology of spartanize

2Spartan + -ize

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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