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

  • transitive v. To convert (a person) to Roman Catholicism.
  • transitive v. To make Roman in character, allegiance, or style.
  • transitive v. To write or transliterate in the Latin alphabet.

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  • v. Alternative form of romanize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To use Latin words and idioms.
  • intransitive v. To conform to Roman Catholic opinions, customs, or modes of speech.
  • transitive v. To Latinize; to fill with Latin words or idioms.
  • transitive v. To convert to the Roman Catholic religion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make Roman; specifically, to Latinize; fill with Latin words or modes of speech.
  • To convert or proselytize to the Roman Catholic Church; imbue with Roman Catholic ideas, doctrines, or observances.
  • [lowercase] To represent in writing or printing by roman letters or types.
  • To use Latin words or idioms.
  • To conform to or tend toward Roman Catholic polity, doctrine, ceremonies, or observances. Also spelled Romanise.

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

  • v. write in the Latin alphabet


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