verb (used with object), Hellenized, Hellenizing.
to make Greek in character.
verb (used without object), Hellenized, Hellenizing.
to adopt Greek ideas or customs.
Also, especially British, Hellenise.
Origin: 1605–15; Related forms
< Greek Hellēnízein
to imitate the Greeks, speak Greek. See Hellene
de-Hellenize, verb, de-Hellenized, de-Hellenizing.