dynamize

[ dahy-nuh-mahyz ]
/ ˈdaɪ nəˌmaɪz /

verb (used with object), dy·na·mized, dy·na·miz·ing.

to make more active, productive, or the like; energize: an attempt to dynamize the local economy.

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Also especially British, dy·na·mise.

Origin of dynamize

First recorded in 1880–85; dynam(ic) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM dynamize

dy·na·mi·za·tion, noun
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