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

3 senses of revolutionize

Sense 1
revolutionize, revolutionise, overturn -- (change radically; "E-mail revolutionized communication in academe")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
revolutionize -- (overthrow by a revolution, of governments)
       => overthrow, subvert, overturn, bring down -- (cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class")

Sense 3
revolutionize, revolutionise, inspire -- (fill with revolutionary ideas)
       => indoctrinate -- (teach doctrines to; teach uncritically; "The Moonies indoctrinate their disciples")

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