Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To make Greek or Hellenic in form or style.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To conform to the Greek custom, especially in speech.
  • transitive verb To render Grecian; also, to cause (a word or phrase in another language) to take a Greek form.
  • transitive verb To translate into Greek.

Etymologies

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

[French gréciser, from Late Latin graecizāre, from Greek graikizein, to speak Greek, from Graikos, Greek.]

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