revolutionise etymology

English word revolutionise comes from English revolution, English -ise

Detailed word origin of revolutionise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
revolution English (eng) A political upheaval in a government or nation state characterized by great change.. A rotation: one complete turn of an object during rotation.. A sudden, vast change in a situation, a discipline, or the way of thinking and behaving.. In the case of celestial bodies - the traversal of one body through an orbit around another body.. Rotation: the turning of an object around an axis.. The [...]
-ise English (eng) Used in certain words; see the usage notes. Suffix used in loanwords from French to form abstract nouns of quality or function.
revolutionise English (eng) To change radically or significantly, as in a revolution.

Words with the same origin as revolutionise

Descendants of revolution
rev revolute
Descendants of -ise
annalise apologist authorise categorise characterise familiarise fertilise finalise industrialisation legalise magnetisation materialise moisturiser nationalisation pressurise privatisation publicise revitalise socialise summarise terrorise vandalism vaporise visualise