customise

customize

[kuhs-tuh-mahyz]
verb (used with object), customized, customizing.
to modify or build according to individual or personal specifications or preference: to customize an automobile.
Also, especially British, customise.


Origin:
1930–35, Americanism; custom + -ize

customizable, adjective
customization, noun
customizer, noun
noncustomized, adjective
semicustomized, adjective
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customize or customise (ˈkʌstəˌmaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to modify (something) according to a customer's individual requirements
 
customise or customise
 
vb
 
customi'zation or customise
 
n
 
customi'sation or customise
 
n

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customise
British spelling of customize (q.v.); for suffix, see -ize.

customize
1934, "to make (something) to a customer's specifications," Amer. Eng., from custom + -ize. Related: Customizable (1960); customization (1963); customized (pp. adj., 1960).
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