gentilize definition

  • verb:
    • To render gentile or gentlemanly.
    • To render gentile or gentlemanly.
    • To render gentile or gentlemanly.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to reside like a gentile or heathen.
    • to behave the guy; -- along with it (view it, 5).
    • To render gentile or gentlemanly.
    • To live like a gentile or heathen.
    • to behave the gentleman; -- with-it (see It, 5).
    • To make gentile or gentlemanly.
    • To live like a gentile or heathen.
    • To act the gentleman; -- with-it (notice it, 5).
    • To make gentile or gentlemanly.
  • others:
    • To render mild, polite, or gentlemanly; boost into the ranking of gentlemen.
    • To live like a gentile, or like a heathen.
    • to relax and play the gentleman. Norden, Surveyor's Dialogue (1608).
    • To make gentle, courteous, or gentlemanly; raise towards the position of gentlemen.
    • To live like a gentile, or like a heathen.
    • To play the gentleman. Norden, Surveyor's Dialogue (1608).
    • To make mild, polite, or gentlemanly; boost on position of gentlemen.
    • to call home like a gentile, or like a heathen.
    • to relax and play the guy. Norden, Surveyor's Dialogue (1608).

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