to equip with or automate by computers: If you haven't already, now is a great time to computerize your business.
to control, perform, produce, process, or store by means of or in a computer or computers: I know I have a few chapters written in a notebook, but I never computerized them.
to start making use of computers: The entire industry is expected to computerize by the end of the year.
- Also especially British, com·put·er·ise .
- com·put·er·iz·a·ble [kuhm-pyoo-tuh-rahy-zuh-buhl], /kəmˌpyu təˈraɪ zə bəl/, adjective
- com·put·er·i·za·tion [kuhm-pyoo-tuh-ruh-zey-shuhn] /kəmˌpyu tə rəˈzeɪ ʃən/ noun
- com·put·er·ized, adjective
- un·com·put·er·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for computerize
(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
- computerization or computerisation, noun
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