Antonyms of verb dehumanize

1 of 2 senses of dehumanize

Sense 1
dehumanize, dehumanise -- (deprive of human qualities; "Life in poverty has dehumanized them")
       Antonym of humanize (Sense 1)
      => humanize, humanise -- (make more humane; "The mayor tried to humanize life in the big city")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dehumanize

2 senses of dehumanize

Sense 1
dehumanize, dehumanise -- (deprive of human qualities; "Life in poverty has dehumanized them")
       => take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down -- (reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture")

Sense 2
dehumanize, dehumanise -- (make mechanical or routine)
       => mechanize, mechanise -- (make mechanical; "mechanize the procedure")

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