robotize

[ roh-buh-tahyz, -bot-ahyz ]
/ ˈroʊ bəˌtaɪz, -bɒtˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), ro·bot·ized, ro·bot·iz·ing

to turn (someone) into a robot.
to convert for automated operation or production by robots or robotlike machines: to robotize an assembly line.

verb (used without object), ro·bot·ized, ro·bot·iz·ing

to adapt or become adapted to the use of robots or robotics.

Nearby words

  1. robot pilot,
  2. robotic,
  3. roboticist,
  4. robotics,
  5. robotistic,
  6. robson,
  7. robson, mount,
  8. robstown,
  9. robus,
  10. robust

Also especially British, ro·bot·ise.

Origin of robotize

First recorded in 1925–30; robot + -ize

Related formsro·bot·i·za·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for robotize

robotize

robotise

/ (ˈrəʊbəˌtaɪz) /

verb (tr)

mainly US to automaterobotized assembly lines
to cause (a person) to be or become mechanical and lifeless, like a robot
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