verb (used with object), mod·ern·ized, mod·ern·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), mod·ern·ized, mod·ern·iz·ing.
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We modernise the somewhat difficult spelling, but retain the quaint language of the original.Irish Witchcraft and Demonology|St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour
No attempt has been made to alter spellings, or to modernise punctuation or grammar.
As a result, nearly five hundred dollars was voted from the corporation funds to strengthen and modernise the "calaboose."The Daughter of Anderson Crow|George Barr McCutcheon
We have no right to condemn beforehand an attempt to modernise the Arthurian legends.Oxford Lectures on Poetry|Andrew Cecil Bradley
Why, if they were bent on modernising, did they not modernise the shields?Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang