Definitions for modernizeˈmɒd ərˌnaɪz
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overhaul, modernize, modernise(verb)
make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
"You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health care system"
modernize, modernise, develop(verb)
become technologically advanced
"Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"
To bring something up to date, or make it modern in style or function
To become modern in appearance, or adopt modern ways
to render modern; to adapt to modern person or things; to cause to conform to recent or present usage or taste
Origin: [Cf. F. moderniser.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The players have embraced it, shorts are a natural evolution to help modernize the game. It puts our players first.
The industry has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to re-imagine and modernize its infrastructure to resolve long-standing operational challenges.
This disappointing data, five years into an economic recovery, underscores the need for a new effort to modernize our country's safety net programs.
We should not see it as something that will damage the old taxi industry, but merely to offer better services and compel them to modernize and innovate.
The administration reiterates the critical importance of making the investments necessary to modernize the strategic petroleum reserve and ensure it continues to support U.S. energy security.
Translations for modernize
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- modernitzarCatalan, Valencian
- modernizarse, modernizarSpanish
- uudistua, uudenaikaistaa, nykyaikaistaa, nykyaikaistua, modernisoitua, modernisoidaFinnish
- korszerűsít, modernizálHungarian
- 近代化, 現代化Japanese
- се осовременува, осовременува, модернизира, се модернизираMacedonian
- модернизировать, модернизироватьсяRussian
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