[ kuhm-pyoo-tuh-rahyz ]
/ kəmˈpyu təˌraɪz /
verb (used with object), com·put·er·ized, com·put·er·iz·ing.
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.
verb (used without object), com·put·er·ized, com·put·er·iz·ing.
to make use of computers: The entire industry is expected to computerize by the end of the year.
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Also especially British, com·put·er·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM computerizecom·put·er·iz·a·ble, adjectivecom·put·er·i·za·tion, nounun·com·put·er·ized, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for computerize
Founder and co-owner of a chain of computerised information kiosks in Tel-Aviv, Israel.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
This information forms the basis for the data required to produce the computerised flight plan.Judgments of the Court of Appeal of New Zealand on Proceedings to Review Aspects of the Report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Mount Erebus Aircraft Disaster|Sir Owen Woodhouse, R. B. Cooke, Ivor L. M. Richardson, Duncan Wallace McMullin, and Sir Edward Somers
British Dictionary definitions for computerize
/ (kəmˈpjuːtəˌraɪz) /
(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
Derived forms of computerizecomputerization or computerisation, noun
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