verb (used with object), Lat·in·ized, Lat·in·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), Lat·in·ized, Lat·in·iz·ing.
Origin of Latinize
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Historical Examples of latinize
He would paganize, Latinize and Mediterraneanize the genius of Europe.Suspended Judgments
John Cowper Powys
The savants at that time were wont to latinize their names in their enthusiasm for the classics.The Story of Switzerland
He owed his aristocratic name to the custom, prevalent in those days, to Latinize all vulgar appellations.Essays on Scandinavian Literature
Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
The second is better than the first: to Latinize the surname and not the Christian name is very unscholarlike.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)
Augustus De Morgan
It was not unusual with the old German authors to Latinize their names on the title-page of their books.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)