Definitions for humanizeˈhyu məˌnaɪz; often ˈyu-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
hu•man•izeˈhyu məˌnaɪz; often ˈyu-(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.
(v.t.)to make humane, kind, or gentle; civilize.
to give or attribute human character to.
Origin of humanize:
make more humane
"The mayor tried to humanize life in the big city"
To make human, to give or cause to have the fundamental properties of a human.
to render human or humane; to soften; to make gentle by overcoming cruel dispositions and rude habits; to refine or civilize
to give a human character or expression to
to convert into something human or belonging to man; as, to humanize vaccine lymph
to become or be made more humane; to become civilized; to be ameliorated
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