civilise

Definitions of civilise
1

v raise from a barbaric to a civilized state

Synonyms:
civilize
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

Synonyms:
civilize, cultivate, educate, school, train
Types:
sophisticate
make less natural or innocent
Type of:
down, fine-tune, polish, refine
improve or perfect by pruning or polishing

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