ethicize

[eth-uh-sahyz]

verb (used with object), eth·i·cized, eth·i·ciz·ing.

to make ethical; treat or regard as ethical.

Nearby words

  1. ethical relativism,
  2. ethical will,
  3. ethically,
  4. ethician,
  5. ethicist,
  6. ethics,
  7. ethinamate,
  8. ethine,
  9. ethion,
  10. ethionamide

Origin of ethicize

First recorded in 1810–20; ethic + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for ethicize

ethicize

ethicise

verb

(tr) to make or consider as ethical
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