[ kuhs-tuh-mahyz ]
/ ˈkʌs təˌmaɪz /
Save This Word!
verb (used with object), cus·tom·ized, cus·tom·iz·ing.
to modify or build according to individual or personal specifications or preference: to customize an automobile.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Also especially British, cus·tom·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM customize
cus·tom·iz·a·ble, adjectivecus·tom·i·za·tion, nouncus·tom·iz·er, nounnon·cus·tom·ized, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use customize in a sentence
These can be customized to suit your needs—my doors are standard-width, but a little taller than usual.Build your own door and ascend to a higher level of DIY|Courtney Starr|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
There are some aspects you can customize, like color and wall texture, but most elements are locked in place to keep the production process as efficient as possible.A new material allows this company to 3D print most of a house in a single day|Stan Horaczek|November 18, 2020|Popular-Science
Recommendations will be customized and delivered over video-chat, which can also include screen sharing.Google’s new Small Business Advisors program aims to help SMBs grow|Greg Sterling|November 17, 2020|Search Engine Land
Same deal as before, most SEO tools allow for customized rank tracking and SERP research, and that includes location settings.How to check Google search results for different locations|Sponsored Content: SEO PowerSuite|November 17, 2020|Search Engine Land
The E-Transit will come in eight variations, including three heights and three lengths, and the automaker will work with modification companies to customize vehicles for each buyer.Ford adds a van to its lineup of electric vehicles|Verne Kopytoff|November 13, 2020|Fortune
British Dictionary definitions for customize
/ (ˈkʌstəˌmaɪz) /
(tr) to modify (something) according to a customer's individual requirements
Derived forms of customizecustomization or customisation, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012