Meaning of victimize

vic•tim•ize

Pronunciation: (vik'tu-mīz"), [key]
— -ized, -iz•ing.
  1. to make a victim of.
  2. to dupe, swindle, or cheat: to victimize poor widows.
  3. to slay as or like a sacrificial victim.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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