What does -ize mean?

-ize in AZ Dictionary

(s) To cause become or even to be: dramatize.
(s) To cause to comply with or resemble: Hellenize.
(s) to take care of because: idolize.
(n) A suffix of Greek source, developing, from nouns or adjectives, verbs indicating to-be or do the thing denoted because of the noun or adjective.

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