American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To subject to swindle or fraud.
- v. To make a victim of.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a victim of; especially, to make the victim of a swindling transaction; dupe; cheat. Also spelled victimise.
- v. To make someone a victim or sacrifice.
- v. To punish someone unjustly.
- v. To swindle or defraud someone.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To make a victim of, esp. by deception; to dupe; to cheat.
- v. make a victim of
- v. deprive of by deceit
- v. punish unjustly
- victim + -ize (Wiktionary)
“And suggesting that libs are more concerned about the rights of terrorists than those they victimize is complete and utter nonsense.”
“The answer is becuase merely looking at a picture does not "victimize" the child.”
“The sad truth is that Republicans frequently do blame the people they victimize which is the same tactic used by the above mentioned.”
“The May amended complaints filed by plaintiffs Elizabeth Watkins, Jamie Miener and Melanie Hedlund also contend that the township knew about Steiner's "campaign of offensive and outrageous sexual pursuit," and failed to put safeguards in place to protect the women or otherwise allowed Steiner to "victimize" the plaintiffs.”
“But riding a bike in heavy traffic and expecting everyone to not "victimize" is like driving from Denver to K.C. in a golf cart.”
“Anyone with information is being asked to call the Metro Police robbery section at no, laguna. it's liberals like you that try to "victimize" criminals that keep people like this on the streets.”
“Why would this supposed discriminatory agenda specify bettering the education and the over all standard of living of those whom it intends to 'victimize'?”
“Boot camps would be more 'restorative justice'"(Province, Dec. 11): I am currently serving a 6-month sentence for non-violent, victim-free herbal crimes (cannabis and magic mushroom possession with the purpose of trafficking), and I disagree with Ferry's view that my herb sales" victimize "the community.”
“Now is not the time to victimize those who have been affected by this disease.”
“Clearly this program is attempting to manipulate Americans into ignoring the threat of jihad and to influence them to believe that being concerned about the jihad threat would somehow victimize these nice people in this show.”
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