Judaize

[ joo-dee-ahyz, -dey-, -duh- ]
/ ˈdʒu diˌaɪz, -deɪ-, -də- /

verb (used without object), Ju·da·ized, Ju·da·iz·ing.

to conform to the spirit, character, principles, or practices of Judaism.

verb (used with object), Ju·da·ized, Ju·da·iz·ing.

to bring into conformity with Judaism.

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Also especially British, Ju·da·ise .

Origin of Judaize

1575–85; <Late Latin jūdaizāre<Greek ioudaízein, equivalent to Ioudaî(os) Jew + -izein-ize

OTHER WORDS FROM Judaize

Ju·da·i·za·tion, nounJu·da·iz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Judaize

Judaize

Judaise

/ (ˈdʒʊdeɪˌaɪz) /

verb

to conform or bring into conformity with Judaism
(tr) to convert to Judaism
(tr) to imbue with Jewish principles

Derived forms of Judaize

Judaization or Judaisation, nounJudaizer or Judaiser, noun
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