melodize

[ mel-uh-dahyz ]
/ ˈmɛl əˌdaɪz /

verb (used with object), mel·o·dized, mel·o·diz·ing.

to make melodious.

verb (used without object), mel·o·dized, mel·o·diz·ing.

to make melody.
to blend melodiously.

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Also especially British, mel·o·dise.

Origin of melodize

First recorded in 1655–65; melod(y) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM melodize

mel·o·diz·er, nounun·mel·o·dized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for melodise

melodize

melodise

/ (ˈmɛləˌdaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to provide with a melody
(tr) to make melodious
(intr) to sing or play melodies

Derived forms of melodize

melodizer or melodiser, noun
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