verb (used with object), mod·ern·ized, mod·ern·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), mod·ern·ized, mod·ern·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for modernize
In the end, I find it never fails to modernize even the most dramatic things.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It would support efforts to “onshore” production and leverage private capital to modernize transport and other public systems.
Some, Rand Paul and others, talk a little in general terms about how the party needs to “change” and “modernize.”You’re in Denial if You Think Steve Israel Is Wrong About GOP Racism|Michael Tomasky|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The only way out of this scenario is to reform and modernize the industry in the east of the country.
The first attempts to modernize the process were made by Thomas Edison and scientists working with American inventor.
He had no precedents by which to guide his steps, no example that he might modernize and follow.H. R.|Edwin Lefevre
Inside their homeland, the communists are trying to maintain and modernize huge military forces.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman|Harry S. Truman
We must modernize our unemployment insurance and establish a high-level commission on automation.
And again, to help build or modernize 6,000 schools, to get students out of trailers and into high-tech classrooms.
Mr. Lethbridge had the good sense to leave the house practically as he found it, and had not attempted to modernize it in any way.The Passion for Life|Joseph Hocking