from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make Greek or Hellenic in form or style.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To render Grecian; also, to cause (a word or phrase in another language) to take a Greek form.
- transitive v. To translate into Greek.
- intransitive v. To conform to the Greek custom, especially in speech.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To adopt the Greek language, customs, or ideas; imitate the Greeks.
- To render Greek; impart Greek characteristics to.-2. To translate into Greek: as, Melanchthon (black earth) is the Grecized name of Philip Schwarzerd. Also Grecise, Græcize, Græcise.
French gréciser, from Late Latin graecizāre, from Greek graikizein, to speak Greek, from Graikos, Greek.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)