verb (used with or without object), de·moc·ra·tized, de·moc·ra·tiz·ing.
Origin of democratize
Examples from the Web for democratize
Like Ford, Musk knew that Tesla could only become a significant player if it were to democratize the electric car.
It is time for new thinking on how to democratize access to capital in ways that remain consistent with our principles.A Founding Father Profit Sharing Fix for Inequality|Joseph Blasi|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jim Gilliam of NationBuilder says his software will "democratize democracy."
Calderon has a clear vision for what it would mean to democratize Torah study in Israel.
The birthers keep pushing for more rhetoric pressure by Obama to democratize Bahrain.
Democratize the state governments, and it will be possible even to change the character of the United States Senate.The Spirit of American Government|J. Allen Smith
Not all could be gentlemen; therefore reconstruct and democratize the definition of the gentleman.The Unpopular Review Vol. I|Various
We declared to the world that we had only the best intentions toward the Philippines—to democratize them.The Pacific Triangle|Sydney Greenbie
It seems as if fate was at work to bewilder and cast down the dignities of the world and democratize society at a blow.At Home And Abroad|Margaret Fuller Ossoli
All the old oppressive regulations were repealed and an attempt made to democratize the military system.Bolshevism|John Spargo
1798 (transitive), 1840 (intransitive), from French démocratiser, from démocratie (see democracy). Greek demokratizein meant "to be on the democratic side."