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Synonyms for modernize
ˈmɒd ərˌnaɪz

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  1. overhaul, modernize, modernise(verb)

    make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

    "You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health care system"

    Synonyms:
    pass, modernise, overhaul, overtake, develop

  2. modernize, modernise, develop(verb)

    become technologically advanced

    "Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"

    Synonyms:
    rise, grow, educate, produce, overhaul, spring up, modernise, explicate, make grow, develop, acquire, evolve, arise, germinate, break, train, build up, get, originate, uprise, recrudesce, formulate, prepare

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How to use modernize in a sentence?

  1. Defense Secretary James Mattis:

    We will modernize key capabilities, recognizing we cannot expect success fighting tomorrow's conflicts with yesterday's weapons or equipment.

  2. Mariah Smith:

    If peace holds and the government and security forces of Afghanistan have the chance to continue to modernize and develop if Afghanistan does not return to being a safe haven for terrorists that conspire to attack the U.S. and allied interests, if human rights, particularly for women and young people continue to improve, then yes it was worth it.

  3. Public Security Minister Ismael Camberos:

    We are investing and we are trying to modernize this prison.

  4. Cristina Aquino:

    The Explorer has been really successful for us and so we didn't want to change the experience dramatically, but we did want to update it, we wanted to modernize it, we wanted to change the presence.

  5. Aaron Smith:

    We agree with Senator Schumer that this legislation is long overdue and commend his leadership as the Senate’s top Democrat to finally modernize our nation’s marijuana policies, removing cannabis from the federal Controlled Substances Act will allow states to continue to successfully regulate cannabis, undermine criminal markets, create new economic opportunities, and will pave the way to much-needed research into the therapeutic potential of cannabis.


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  • modernitzarCatalan, Valencian
  • modernisierenGerman
  • modernizarse, modernizarSpanish
  • uudistua, uudenaikaistaa, nykyaikaistaa, nykyaikaistua, modernisoitua, modernisoidaFinnish
  • moderniserFrench
  • korszerűsít, modernizálHungarian
  • 近代化, 現代化, 近代化するJapanese
  • се осовременува, осовременува, модернизира, се модернизираMacedonian
  • moderniserenDutch
  • модернизировать, модернизироватьсяRussian
  • moderniseraSwedish

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