Judaize

[joo-dee-ahyz, -dey-, -duh-]
verb (used without object), Ju·da·ized, Ju·da·iz·ing.
  1. to conform to the spirit, character, principles, or practices of Judaism.
verb (used with object), Ju·da·ized, Ju·da·iz·ing.
  1. to bring into conformity with Judaism.
Also especially British, Ju·da·ise.

Origin of Judaize

1575–85; < Late Latin jūdaizāre < Greek ioudaízein, equivalent to Ioudaî(os) Jew + -izein -ize
Related formsJu·da·i·za·tion, nounJu·da·iz·er, noun
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Judaize

Judaise

verb
  1. to conform or bring into conformity with Judaism
  2. (tr) to convert to Judaism
  3. (tr) to imbue with Jewish principles
Derived FormsJudaization or Judaisation, nounJudaizer or Judaiser, noun
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