Definitions for modernizeˈmɒd ərˌnaɪz

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word modernize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overhaul, modernize, modernise(verb)

    make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

    "You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health care system"

  2. modernize, modernise, develop(verb)

    become technologically advanced

    "Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"

Wiktionary

  1. modernize(Verb)

    To bring something up to date, or make it modern in style or function

  2. modernize(Verb)

    To become modern in appearance, or adopt modern ways

Webster Dictionary

  1. Modernize(verb)

    to render modern; to adapt to modern person or things; to cause to conform to recent or present usage or taste

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. moderniser.]


Translations for modernize

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • modernitzarCatalan, Valencian
  • modernisierenGerman
  • modernizarse, modernizarSpanish
  • uudistua, uudenaikaistaa, nykyaikaistaa, nykyaikaistua, modernisoitua, modernisoidaFinnish
  • moderniserFrench
  • korszerűsít, modernizálHungarian
  • 近代化, 現代化Japanese
  • се осовременува, осовременува, модернизира, се модернизираMacedonian
  • moderniserenDutch
  • модернизировать, модернизироватьсяRussian
  • moderniseraSwedish

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