Definition of conservatize in English:

conservatize

(also conservatise)

verb

  • 1no object Originally: to conserve something. Later: to make a person or thing (politically) conservative.

  • 2with object To make (a person or thing) conservative, or more conservative.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From conservat- + -ize. Compare earlier conservatizing.

Pronunciation

conservatize

/kənˈsəːvɪtʌɪz/