transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
to make archaic or make seem archaic
to use archaisms
verbar·cha·ized, ar·cha·iz·ing, ar·cha·iz·es
To give an archaic quality or character to; make archaic.
To use archaisms, as in prose, to suggest the past.
(third-person singular simple present archaizes, present participle archaizing, simple past and past participle archaized)
- To give an archaic quality or character to; make archaic, to suggest the past.
- The statue had an archaized quality to it.