- customize customize v.
1. to make to specifications.
Syn: custom-make, taylor-make. [WordNet 1.5]
2. to make according to requirements.
Syn: customise. [WordNet 1.5]
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customize — cus‧tom‧ize [ˈkʌstəmaɪz] also customise verb [transitive usually passive] MANUFACTURING if something is customized for a customer, it is designed, built etc specially for that customer, making it different to other things of the same kind: • We… … Financial and business terms
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