verb (used without object), no·mad·ized, no·mad·iz·ing.

to live in the manner of a nomad.

verb (used with object), no·mad·ized, no·mad·iz·ing.

to cause (a person, tribe, etc.) to become nomadic.

Also especially British, no·mad·ise.

Origin of nomadize

First recorded in 1790–1800; nomad + -ize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for nomadize




(intr) to live as nomads
(tr) to make into nomads
(tr) to people (a place) with nomads
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