Definition of Suburbanize

1. Verb. Take on suburban character. "The city suburbanized"

Exact synonyms: Suburbanise
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Suburban

2. Verb. Make suburban in character. "Highly suburbanized cities"
Exact synonyms: Suburbanise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Suburban

Definition of Suburbanize

1. Verb. (transitive) To make suburban; to convert or adapt to a suburb. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Suburbanize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suburbanize

subungulate
subungulates
subunit
subunitary
subunits
suburb
suburban
suburban area
suburbanise
suburbanised
suburbanises
suburbanising
suburbanite
suburbanites
suburbanization
suburbanize (current term)
suburbanized
suburbanizes
suburbanizing
suburbans
suburbed
suburbia
suburbian
suburbians
suburbias
suburbicarian
suburbs
suburethral
subvaginal
subvalent

Literary usage of Suburbanize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1908)
"They have failed to " suburbanize " their populations by means of adequate transportation facilities, and have thereby shown an " indifference to ..."

2. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1908)
"They have failed to " suburbanize " their populations by means of adequate transportation facilities, and have thereby shown an " indifference to and a ..."

3. The City-Building Process: Housing and Services in New Milwaukee by Roger D. Simon (1996)
"... of considerable subdivision and building activity.1 Why did some families choose to settle in the peripheral wards, or, if you will, to suburbanize? ..."

4. The Outlook for the Average Man by Albert Shaw (1907)
"... for they will suburbanize or countrify the cities, and give all sorts of social advantages to factory workers, while reducing the isolation and hardship ..."

5. The Outlook for the Average Man by Albert Shaw (1907)
"... for they will suburbanize or countrify the cities, and give all sorts of social advantages to factory workers, while reducing the isolation and hardship ..."

6. Pictures from the North, in Pen and Pencil: Sketched During a Summer Ramble by George Francklin Atkinson (1848)
"But we tell not of churches and town-halls, we will engage nags to suburbanize, and now we will tell you how we scoured the plains of Waterloo, ..."

7. State of the Cities, 2000: Megaforces Shaping the Future of the Nation’s Cities edited by Andrew Cuomo (2000)
"... Population Continues To suburbanize Central City and Suburban Share of Metropolitan Area Population, 1970 to 1988 1970 1980 1990 D Central City I Suburb ..."

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