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computerize

[ kuhm-pyoo-tuh-rahyz ]
/ k蓹m藞pyu t蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), com路put路er路ized, com路put路er路iz路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路put路er路ized, com路put路er路iz路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路put路er路ise .

Origin of computerize

First recorded in 1955鈥60; computer + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM computerize

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How to use computerize in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for computerize

computerize

computerise

/ (k蓹m藞pju藧t蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(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 computerize

computerization or computerisation, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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