customize


customize
UK [ˈkʌstəmaɪz] / US [ˈkʌstəˌmaɪz] verb [transitive]
Word forms "customize":
present tense I/you/we/they customize he/she/it customizes present participle customizing past tense customized past participle customized
to change the way something looks or works so that it is exactly what you want or need

You can use the Control Panel to customize Windows.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • customize — cus‧tom‧ize [ˈkʌstəmaɪz] also customise verb [transitive usually passive] MANUFACTURING if something is customized for a customer, it is designed, built etc specially for that customer, making it different to other things of the same kind: • We… …   Financial and business terms

  • customize — v. 1. to make to specifications. Syn: custom make, taylor make. [WordNet 1.5] 2. to make according to requirements. Syn: customise. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • customize — 1934, to make (something) to a customer s specifications, Amer.Eng., from CUSTOM (Cf. custom) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Customizable; customization; customized; customizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • customize — (Amer.) cus·tom·ize || kÊŒstmaɪz v. make or fit according to individual needs or desires, personalize; make according to requirements (also customise) cus·tom·ize || kÊŒstmaɪz n. adaptation, personal modification, adjusting of a program or… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • customize — (also customise) ► VERB ▪ modify (something) to suit a particular individual or task …   English terms dictionary

  • customize — ☆ customize [kus′təm īz΄ ] vt. customized, customizing [ CUSTOM + IZE] to make, build, or modify according to personal or individual specifications customizer n …   English World dictionary

  • customize — customizable, adj. customization, n. customizer, n. /kus teuh muyz /, v.t. customized, customizing. to modify or build according to individual or personal specifications or preference: to customize an automobile. Also, esp. Brit., customise.… …   Universalium

  • customize — verb Customize is used with these nouns as the object: ↑page, ↑product …   Collocations dictionary

  • customize — cus|tom|ize [ kʌstə,maız ] verb transitive to change the way something looks or works so that it is exactly what you want or need: You can use the control panel to customize Windows …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • customize — [[t]kʌ̱stəmaɪz[/t]] customizes, customizing, customized VERB If you customize something, you change its appearance or features to suit your tastes or needs. [V n] ...a control that allows photographers to customise the camera s basic settings. [V …   English dictionary