Definition of Americanise

1. Verb. Make American in character. "The year in the US has completely Americanized him"

Exact synonyms: Americanize
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Americanisation, American, American, Americanization



2. Verb. Become American in character. "After a year in Iowa, he has totally Americanized"
Exact synonyms: Americanize
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Americanisation, American, Americanization

Definition of Americanise

1. Verb. (British spelling) (alternative spelling of Americanize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Americanise

American watercress
American white birch
American white oak
American white pine
American widgeon
American widgeons
American wire gauge
American wistaria
American wisteria
American woodcock
American wormseed
Americana
Americanese
Americanisation
Americanisations
Americanise (current term)
Americanised
Americanises
Americanising
Americanism
Americanisms
Americanist
Americanistically
Americanists
Americanitis
Americanization
Americanizations
Americanize
Americanized
Americanizer

Literary usage of Americanise

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1. Railway Problems: An Inquiry Into the Economic Conditions of Railway Working by James Stephen Jeans (1887)
"... and if it should be necessary to " Americanise our institutions," in order that we may Americanise our rates and fares, the public may have to sacrifice ..."

2. Leadership of the New America: Racial and Religious by Archibald McClure (1916)
"... with the Japanese life in this country freely admit that the Japanese Associations are doing their best to educate and Americanise their people. ..."

3. A Walk from London to John O'Groat's: With Notes by the Way : Illustrated by Elihu Burritt (1864)
"But there is one element from abroad that does not Americanise itself so easily—and that, curiously, is one the most American that comes from Europe—in ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1892)
"There can be no doubt about the fact, that if we are not to break up the Empire, we must Americanise ..."

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