What does victimize mean?

Definitions for victimize
ˈvɪk təˌmaɪzvic·tim·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. victimize, victimise(verb)

    make a victim of

    "I was victimized by this con-man"

  2. victimize, victimise(verb)

    punish unjustly

  3. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con(verb)

    deprive of by deceit

    "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"


  1. victimize(Verb)

    To make someone a victim or sacrifice.

  2. victimize(Verb)

    To punish someone unjustly.

  3. victimize(Verb)

    To swindle or defraud someone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Victimize(verb)

    to make a victim of, esp. by deception; to dupe; to cheat

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of victimize in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of victimize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of victimize in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    A vote holds not only a significant power; it also carries a key to a system, essence to the welfare, surety to the career of a future generation, and magnet to the stability of the state. The wrong choice or emotionally pledge and favour of the vote-casting can indeed victimize a voter itself as a consequence. Realize this power and use it wisely, disregarding all external influences and tricks.

  2. Jesse Kremer:

    As Wisconsin legislators, we are constantly being challenged by some of the leaders in our larger communities to stop the violence, and I do not believe that disarming a certain segment of law-abiding citizens, our college students, leads to less violence. I believe, instead, it is providing criminals and thugs an easy target to victimize.

  3. Apple Inc.:

    The app displays police locations and we have verified with [ Hong Kong authorities ] that the app has been used to target and ambush police, threaten public safety, and criminals have used it to victimize residents in areas where they know there is no law enforcement, this app violates our guidelines and local laws, and we have removed it from the App Store.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Never violate human rights, nor victimize people, as a sober and capable state, if the ruling leadership of whatever country ignores and rejects your interests, or even it seems ambivalent for you. Respect and compromise accordingly equality and justice for the world peace.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The outcome of modern democracies qualifies the counting of heads, not knowledge, and moral character; consequently, most decisions and choices, victimize itself as in such context and insight.

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