Etymology
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feminize (v.)

1650s, "make feminine or womanish," from Latin femina "woman, a female" (literally "she who suckles," from PIE root *dhe(i)- "to suck") + -ize. Related: Feminized; feminizing. Femalize (1670s, intransitive, 1709, transitive) and femininize (1868) are more rare.

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Definitions of feminize

feminize (v.)
assume (more) feminine characteristics;
feminized frogs
feminized language
Synonyms: feminise
feminize (v.)
to give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to;
This hairdo feminizes the man
Synonyms: feminise / effeminize / effeminise / womanize
From wordnet.princeton.edu