- to control, perform, process, or store (a system, operation, or information) by means of or in an electronic computer or computers.
- to equip with or automate by computers: to computerize a business.
- to make use of computers: The entire industry is expected to computerize by the end of the year.
Also especially British, com·put·er·ise.
Origin of computerize
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- (tr) to cause (certain operations) to be performed by a computer, esp as a replacement for human labour
- (intr) to install a computer
- (tr) to control or perform (operations within a system) by means of a computer
- (tr) to process or store (information) by means of or in a computer
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