verb (used with object), pau·per·ized, pau·per·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for pauperize
Has Salt Lake City abolished any of the social evils that pauperize her people?Broke|Edwin A. Brown
It is very easy to pauperize the people of the Orient, but your methods prevent this.The Red Cross in Peace and War|Clara Barton
There were some women who hesitated before they consented to pauperize themselves by marrying.What eight million women want|Rheta Childe Dorr
Her development came when the church made another future possible to her by refusing to pauperize the family.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts
It might pauperize the parents and destroy parental responsibility.The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|Robert Tressell