conservatize

[ kuh n-sur-vuh-tahyz ]
/ kənˈsɜr vəˌtaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), con·serv·a·tized, con·serv·a·tiz·ing.

to make or become conservative.
Also especially British, con·serv·a·tise.

Origin of conservatize

First recorded in 1840–50; conservat(ive) + -ize
Related formscon·serv·a·ti·za·tion, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019