Meaning of Latinize
Pronunciation: (lat'n-īz"), [key]
— v., -ized, -iz•ing.
- to cause to conform to the customs, traditions, beliefs, etc., of the Latins or the Latin Church.
- to intermix with Latin elements.
- to translate into Latin.
- to make Latin-American in character: The influx of Cuban immigrants has Latinized Miami.
- Romanize (def. 3).
- to use words and phrases from Latin: He Latinizes in his poetry.
- latinize (Thesaurus)