- to place in or regard as belonging to the same age or time.
- to give a modern or contemporary character or setting to; update: The new production of Romeo and Juliet contemporizes it as the love of two modern teenagers in a Chicago high school.
- to be contemporary.
Also especially British, con·tem·po·rise.
Origin of contemporize
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- to be or make contemporary; synchronize