Definition of revolutionize in English:

revolutionize

Syllabification: rev·o·lu·tion·ize
Pronunciation: /ˌrevəˈlo͞oSHəˌnīz
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Change (something) radically or fundamentally: this fabulous new theory will revolutionize the whole of science
    More example sentences
    • Also, they revolutionized the whole concept of politics, relaxing its ties with society and religion.
    • Intensive irrigation would reshape arid lands and revolutionize rural life.
    • Information released recently seems to suggest that India's telecommunications sector is witnessing a transformation that is revolutionising the state of domestic connectivity.
    Synonyms
    transform, alter dramatically, shake up, turn upside down, restructure, reorganize, transmute, metamorphose
    humorous transmogrify

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