To become; become like.
To subject to, treat with, or combine with.
To treat according to or practice the method of.
To perform, engage in, or produce.
To cause to be or to become.
To cause to conform to or resemble.
To treat as.
To treat or affect with.
To subject to.
To cause to be or become; make conform with or resemble; make.
To become, become like, or change into.
To engage in; act in a (specified) way.
An earlier DOS text management system that was noted for its flexible searching capabilities. Originally developed by Persoft Corporation, it was acquired by Retrieval Dynamics in 1990, which later closed its doors.
Origin of ize
From Middle English -isen (“-ise, -ize”), from Old French -iser (“-ize”), from Latin -izāre (“-ize”), from Ancient Greek -ίζειν (-izein), from Proto-Indo-European *-idyé- (verbal suffix). Cognate with Gothic [script?] (-itjan, verbal suffix), Old High German -izzen (verbal suffix), Old English -ettan (verbal suffix). Also see notes.