from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To equip or train for war.
- transitive v. To imbue with militarism.
- transitive v. To adopt for use by or in the military.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To train or equip for war.
- v. To adopt for use by the military.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. to lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To render military in character, feeling, bearing, or conduct. He was brought up in Germany, becoming more and more militarised.
- To place under military control; subject to military methods: as, to militarize the government.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force
- v. adopt for military use
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