Meaning of contemporize
Pronunciation: (kun-tem'pu-rīz"), [key]
— v., -rized, -riz•ing.
- to place in or regard as belonging to the same age or time.
- to give a modern or contemporary character or setting to; update:Romeo and Juliet contemporizes it as the love of two modern teenagers in a Chicago high school. The new production of
- to be contemporary.
- contemporize (Thesaurus)