verb (used with object), mod·ern·ized, mod·ern·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), mod·ern·ized, mod·ern·iz·ing.
- modersohn-becker, paula,
Origin of modernize
Examples from the Web for modernised
These leather-bottles might easily be mistaken for tuns, and the bugle-horn be modernised into a musical instrument.The History of Signboards|Jacob Larwood
Yet another nine years, however, elapsed before much more was heard of this modernised military engine.The Dominion of the Air|J. M. Bacon
The church of St Mary has Norman remains but is modernised by restoration.
Anyhow, it will not be for long years and until he has lived under a modernised Government for several generations.Life and sport in China|Oliver G. Ready
The spelling has been modernised, except in proper names, &c., where it is of advantage to retain the old forms.A Chronicle History of the Life and Work of William Shakespeare|Frederick Gard Fleay