verb (used with object), Gre·cized, Gre·ciz·ing.
to impart Greek characteristics to.
to translate into Greek.
verb (used without object), Gre·cized, Gre·ciz·ing.
to conform to what is Greek; adopt Greek speech, customs, etc.
Also especially British, Grae·cize.
Origin of Grecize
1685–95; < Latin graecizāre to imitate the Greeks < Greek graikízein to speak Greek; see -ize
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