What does modernise mean?

Definitions for modernise
mod·ernise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. modernize, modernise, developverb

    become technologically advanced

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

  2. overhaul, modernize, moderniseverb

    make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Moderniseverb

    To adapt ancient compositions to modern persons or things; to change ancient to modern language.

    Etymology: from modern.

ChatGPT

  1. modernise

    To modernise means to update or transform something by introducing new elements, methods, technology, ideas, or practices that reflect recent or present-day advances or standards. This could refer to infrastructures, systems, or even attitudes. It usually aims to improve efficiency, function, and relevancy in the current context.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of modernise in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of modernise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of modernise in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Bach:

    He was an accomplished President, helping to modernise and transform the International Olympic Committee, he will be remembered particularly for championing youth sport and for inaugurating the Youth Olympic Games. He was also a fierce proponent of clean sport, and fought tirelessly against the evils of doping.

  2. Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya:

    We should not see it as something that will damage the old taxi industry, but merely to offer better services and compel them to modernise and innovate.

  3. Minister Ng:

    Rising nationalism and improving economies have fuelled many Asian countries to spend larger and larger sums to modernise their militaries, so as you look around at our security challenges, this troubled peace around us reaffirms our policy on steady and prudent defence spending.

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