verb (used with or without object), Ar·ab·ized, Ar·ab·iz·ing.

to place or come under Arab influence or domination: Middle Eastern countries began to Arabize their oil industries.

Also especially British, Ar·ab·ise.

Origin of Arabize

First recorded in 1880–85; Arab + -ize
Related formsAr·ab·i·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019