Definition of Decimalize

1. Verb. Change from fractions to decimals. "Stock prices will be decimalized in the year 2000"

Exact synonyms: Decimalise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Decimal, Decimalisation, Decimal, Decimalization



2. Verb. Change to the decimal system. "The country decimalized the currency in 1975"
Exact synonyms: Decimalise
Generic synonyms: Change Over, Convert
Derivative terms: Decimal, Decimalisation, Decimal, Decimalization

Definition of Decimalize

1. v. t. To reduce to a decimal system; as, to decimalize the currency.

Definition of Decimalize

1. Verb. (transitive intransitive): To convert to the decimal system. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decimalize

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decimalize

decimal places
decimal point
decimal points
decimal system
decimal without a zero
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decimalising
decimalism
decimalization
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decimalize (current term)
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decimators
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Literary usage of Decimalize

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

1. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition; a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1902)
"... dechristianize dechristianize dechristianize dechristianize decimalize decimalize decimalize decimalize ..."

2. Reports of Samuel B. Ruggles, Delegate to the International Statistical by Samuel Bulkley Ruggles (1864)
"If you agree to decimalize your foot, you must decimalize your inch and yard to make it of any value; and if you decimalize your pound, you must decimalize ..."

3. Reports of Samuel B. Ruggles: Delegate to the International Statistical by Samuel Bulkley Ruggles (1864)
"If you agree to decimalize your foot, you must decimalize your inch and yard to make it of any value; and if you decimalize your pound, you must decimalize ..."

4. Annals of British Legislation: Being a Classified and Analysed Summary of edited by Leone Levi (1864)
"In his opinion, it was expedient, in the first instance, to decimalize the coinage ; this would greatly facilitate the change to a decimal system of weights ..."

5. Modern Ideas and Methods for School Teachers and Students in Training from a by John Eades (1922)
"To decimalize the pence and farthings, we have to remember that %d.=£^v, ie, -001 approximately. If we multiply this by the number of farthings contained in ..."

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