Verb archaize Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:


archaize (third-person singular simple present archaizes, present participle archaizing, simple past and past participle archaized)

  1. (transitive) To give an archaic quality or character to; make archaic, to suggest the past.
  2. (intransitive) To speak, write, etc. in an archaic manner.

More definition: give an archaic appearance or quality to, The poet archaized her work with many Elizabethan words. use archaisms.

1. (transitive) to give an archaic appearance or character to, as by the use of archaisms Derived Formsarchaizer, archaiser, nounCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source

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