[ kuhm-pyoo-tuh-rahyz ]
/ kəmˈpyu təˌraɪz /
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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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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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