Definition of Civilises

1. Verb. (third-person singular of civilise) ¹



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Definition of Civilises

1. civilise [v] - See also: civilise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Civilises

civilian dress
civilian garb
civilian health and medical program of the uniformed services
civilianization
civilianizations
civilianize
civilianized
civilianizes
civilianizing
civilians
civilisation
civilisational
civilisations
civilise
civilised
civilises (current term)
civilish
civilising
civilist
civilists
civilities
civility
civilizable
civilization
civilization-state
civilizational
civilizations
civilize
civilized
civilizer

Literary usage of Civilises

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1. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1891)
"How chemistry increases our comforts, gives rise to new arts, and generally civilises. II. THE VOLATILE ETHERS yielded by plants, like the crystalline ..."

2. The Nineteenth Century (1885)
"England only colonises and civilises, and succeeds in essentially transforming the national element of the native?, but she is not able to denationalise and ..."

3. The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1883)
"... and it is a testimony of what I have often observed—viz., that the Christian religion always civilises the people, and reforms their manners, ..."

4. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1906)
"In exact proportion to its vigour, it wins over former enemies, civilises the barbarian, and even tames the viper, when the eye is masterful and sympathetic ..."

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