Thesaurus > Related Words: civilize

  Words related to civilize

Related / Similar Words: civilise, educate, school, train, cultivate

 

Definition:
  • raise from a barbaric to a civilized state; "The wild child found wandering in the forest was gradually civilized";
  • train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry";

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    Hyponyms: sophisticate

     

    Derivational Morphology: civilization, civilisation, refinement, polish, culture, cultivation, finish, education, training, breeding

     

     
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