Variant of Latinize
transitive verb Latinized, Latinizing
- Archaic to translate into Latin
- to give Latin form or characteristics to
- to transliterate into the Latin alphabet; Romanize
- to bring into conformity with the rites, practices, etc. of the Roman Catholic Church
Origin: Late Latin latinizare, to translate into Latin ; from Classical Latin Latinus, Latin
to use Latin expressions, forms, etc.