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.

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Also especially British, ro·bot·ise .

Origin of robotize

First recorded in 1925–30; robot + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM robotize

ro·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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