1. [syn: modernized, modernised]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Modernize \Mod"ern*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Modernized; p.
pr. & vb. n. Modernizing.] [Cf. F. moderniser.]
To render modern; to adapt to modern person or things; to
cause to conform to recent or present usage or taste.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: brought up to date; "modernized methods" [syn:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "modernized":
a la mode, advanced, avant-garde, contemporary, far out,
fashionable, forward-looking, in, mod, modern, modernistic, modish,
newfashioned, now, present-day, present-time, progressive,
streamlined, twentieth-century, ultra-ultra, ultramodern,
up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, way out