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.
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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Examples from the Web for melodize

  • He only is a painter who can melodize and harmonize hue—if he fail in this, he is no member of the brotherhood.

British Dictionary definitions for melodize

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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