elasticize

[ ih-las-tuh-sahyz ]
/ ɪˈlæs təˌsaɪz /

verb (used with object), e·las·ti·cized, e·las·ti·ciz·ing.

to make elastic, as by furnishing with elastic bands: to elasticize the waistband of a dress.
Also especially British, e·las·ti·cise.

Origin of elasticize

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British Dictionary definitions for elasticize

elasticize

elasticise

/ (ɪˈlæstɪˌsaɪz) /

verb (tr)

to make elastic
another word for elasticate
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