colorize

[ kuhl-uh-rahyz ]
/ ˈkʌl əˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), col·or·ized, col·or·iz·ing.

to cause to appear in color; enhance with color, especially by computer: to colorize old black-and-white movies for television.

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Also especially British, col·or·ise .

Origin of colorize

First recorded in 1955–60; color + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM colorize

col·or·i·za·tion, noun
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