简明英汉词典

civilize
[5sIvIlaIz]
vt.
使开化, 使文明, 教化

美国传统词典[双解]

civilize
civ.i.lize
AHD:[s1v“…-loz”]
D.J.[6siv*7laiz]
K.K.[6s!v*7la!z]
v.tr.(及物动词)
civ.i.lizedciv.i.liz.ingciv.i.liz.es

(1)

To raise from barbarism to an enlightened stage of development; bring out of a primitive or savage state.
使文明:使…从野蛮到一个开化的发展阶段;把…带出原始社会阶段或奴隶社会阶段

(2)

To educate in matters of culture and refinement; make more polished or sophisticated.
使文雅:教以文化和优雅;使…更圆滑或老于世故

继承用法

civilizable
adj.(形容词)

civilizer
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

civilize
[5sIvIlaIz]
vt.
-lized, -lizing

(1)

开化;开导;使文明
The African countries hoped to civilize all the primitive tribes on the land.
非洲国家希望把非洲所有的原始部落都变成文明社会。

(2)

在教养及礼貌上有所改进
Many a rough man has been civilized by his wife.
许多粗野的男人在其妻子的影响下变得文雅了。

(3)

(亦作: civilise)

美国传统词典

civilize
civ.i.lize
AHD:[s1v“…-loz”]
D.J.[6siv*7laiz]
K.K.[6s!v*7la!z]
v.tr.
civ.i.lized, civ.i.liz.ing, civ.i.liz.es

(1)

To raise from barbarism to an enlightened stage of development; bring out of a primitive or savage state.

(2)

To educate in matters of culture and refinement; make more polished or sophisticated.

继承用法

civilizable
adj.

civilizer
n.

英汉化学大词典

civilize
vt.使...文明

英汉计算机大词典

civilize
vt.使...文明

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