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1. urbanize

verb. ['ˈɝːbəˌnaɪz'] make more industrial or city-like.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • urbanise

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

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Words that Rhyme with Urbanize

  • balkanize
  • canonize
  • carbonize
  • christianize
  • colonize
  • communize
  • harmonize
  • hellenize
  • homogenize
  • humanize
  • lionize
  • mechanize
  • misrecognize
  • patronize
  • patronize
  • unionize
  • westernize
  • womanize

2. urbanize

verb. ['ˈɝːbəˌnaɪz'] impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • urbanise

Antonyms

  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise

Example sentences of the word urbanize


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
As cities urbanize and these structures become obsolete, developers turn them into living spaces instead of tearing them down.

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