Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To cause to become urban.
  • transitive v. To impart the styles and manners of a city to: "Will the immigration of high-powered executives somehow citify the country?” ( Wharton Magazine).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To become more like or more in the character of a city.
  • v. To make more like or more in the character of a city.
  • v. To make more like a city person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. accustom to urban ways

Etymologies

From city +‎ -fy. (Wiktionary)

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