Word forms: ˈGrecianˌized or ˈGrecianˌizing
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈGreˌcized or ˈGreˌcizing
1. to make Greek; give a Greek form to; Hellenize
verb intransitive Also ˈGrecianˌize (ˈgriʃənˌaɪz
; grēˈshənīzˌ) Word forms: ˈGrecianˌized or ˈGrecianˌizing
2. to imitate the Greeks in language, manner, etc.
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Word origin of 'Grecize'Fr gréciser < L Graecizare < Graeci, the Greeks