Example sentences for: ize

How can you use “ize” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • variant spellings: center/centre, enquire/inquire, -ise/-ize.

  • Place names and the like often become verbs when used with an- ize or an - ify suffix: The story was Hollywoodized; The area risks being balkanized; The region was Vaticanized; The decor was Frenchified; The country is becoming Swissified; The immigrant quickly became Americanized; Standard British English is being Cockneyfied .

  • Ize Right?

  • This curiously curt coinage, based on cathartic, at least has the merit of getting out of the usual humdrum -ize rut.

  • Introducing a formula to cover - ize /- ise variants (and some others) would have freed up space for more important inclusions.


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