verb (used with or without object), An·gli·cized, An·gli·ciz·ing.
- (sometimes lowercase) to make or become English in form or character: to Anglicize the pronunciation of a Russian name.
verb -cizes, -cizing, -cized, -cises, -cising, -cised, -fies, -fying or -fied
- (sometimes capital) to make or become English in outlook, attitude, form, etc
1836, noun of action from anglicize; earlier in same sense was anglification (1822), from anglify (1751).