[ ahr-kee-ahyz, -key- ]
/ ˈɑr kiˌaɪz, -keɪ- /
verb (used with object), ar·cha·ized, ar·cha·iz·ing.
to give an archaic appearance or quality to: The poet archaized her work with many Elizabethan words.
verb (used without object), ar·cha·ized, ar·cha·iz·ing.
to use archaisms.
Also especially British, ar·cha·ise.
Origin of archaize
Related formsar·cha·iz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for archaize
/ (ˈɑːkɪˌaɪz, -keɪ-) /
(tr) to give an archaic appearance or character to, as by the use of archaisms
Derived Formsarchaizer or archaiser, noun
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