To apply color to (black-and-white images) by digital means.
A silent movie that was colorized before it was released on DVD.
To prepare a video version of (a black-and-white film) in which color tones have been added by means of a computer program.
(US) To add color to.
The child colorized the drawing.
The woman colorized her hair.
(US, photography, cinematography) To convert black and white media to color by digital post production (as is often done in digital photography and in video special effects).
There is a colorized version of Casablanca.
Origin of colorize
- From colour (traditionally spelled color when preceding a Greek suffix) + -ize.