humanize

[hyoo-muh-nahyz or, often, yoo-]
verb (used with object), humanized, humanizing.
1.
to make humane, kind, or gentle.
2.
to make human.
verb (used without object), humanized, humanizing.
3.
to become human or humane.
Also, especially British, humanise.


Origin:
1595–1605; human + -ize

humanization, noun
humanizer, noun
nonhumanized, adjective
overhumanize, verb, overhumanized, overhumanizing.
rehumanization, noun
rehumanize, verb, rehumanized, rehumanizing.
semihumanized, adjective
superhumanize, verb (used with object), superhumanized, superhumanizing.
unhumanize, verb (used with object), unhumanized, unhumanizing.
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humanize or humanise (ˈhjuːməˌnaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to make or become human
2.  to make or become humane
 
humanise or humanise
 
vb
 
humani'zation or humanise
 
n
 
humani'sation or humanise
 
n
 
'humanizer or humanise
 
n
 
'humaniser or humanise
 
n

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Example sentences
Twitter's avatar feature allows for head shots, which helped humanize our
  tweets.
The displays humanize and, at times, justify the shadowy agency that may or may
  not be listening to your phone calls.
Now comes a promising new approach: partly humanize the pig's liver.
Between the voice acting, dialog and overall presentation, the sequences really
  help humanize the characters.
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