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
Origin: [Cf. F. humaniser.]
The numerical value of humanize in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of humanize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I think the real value in that may be to start to try to generate even a little bit of empathy around this and humanize the kid a little bit, hopefully enough to save a life.
When you don't know the biology of a species, to unjustifiably claim it suffers abuse, is stressed or depressed, is to make one of man's most common mistakes, which is to humanize animal behavior.
Here, you humanize the conversation ... you understand that this is a problem that happens to people around you, you begin to have this sense of, if something were to happen to me, I have people around me who wouldn't just stand by and would know what to do.
The optics of being on the ground and recognizing what has happened is more important than anything Barack Obama has to say, i would like for once to see Barack Obama go off script and have a human, angry reaction to this, because it would humanize Barack Obama and it would humanize this situation that the country seems almost desensitized to.
They will continue to downplay his role and play up the role of his older brother, trying to create the impression that his older brother was the puppeteer and he was the puppet, i don't think they have any hope of prevailing in the guilt phase, but their strategy will continue to be to gain some credibility with the jury by conceding what they had to concede and hoping to try to humanize the kid a little bit so that will carry over into the second phase of the trial.
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