[syn: revolutionize, revolutionise, inspire]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Revolutionize \Rev`o*lu"tion*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Revolutioniezed; p. pr. & vb. n. Revolutionizing.]
To change completely, as by a revolution; as, to
revolutionize a government. --Ames.
The gospel . . . has revolutionized his soul. --J. M.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: change radically; "E-mail revolutionized communication in
academe" [syn: revolutionize, revolutionise,
2: overthrow by a revolution, of governments
3: fill with revolutionary ideas [syn: revolutionize,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
45 Moby Thesaurus words for "revolutionize":
alter, arise, change, coin, create, discover, innovate, insurge,
insurrect, introduce, introduce new blood, invent,
make innovations, metamorphose, modify, mount the barricades,
mutineer, mutiny, neologize, originate, overthrow, overturn,
pioneer, rebel, recast, refashion, reform, reluct, reluctate,
remodel, revamp, revise, revolt, revolute, revolution, riot, rise,
rise up, run riot, strike, subvert, transfigure, transform,