- 1to change a process, so that the work is done by machines rather than people synonym automate
- 2 The production process is now highly mechanized.
NAmE//ˈmɛkəˌnaɪz//[usually passive] mechanize somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mechanize
he / she / it mechanizes
past simple mechanized
-ing form mechanizing
mechanizationjump to other results
NAmE//ˌmɛkənəˈzeɪʃn//noun [uncountable] the increasing mechanization of farm work