Definition of mechanize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    mechanize

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