Definition of passivize in English:

passivize

(also passivise)

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Grammar
  • Convert (a verb or clause) into the passive form.

    ‘identify the sentences that have been passivized’
    • ‘When the verb is passivised as in (2), two different kinds of passives are observed.’
    • ‘We said above that verbs taking an object can be passivised.’

Pronunciation

passivize

/ˈpasɪvʌɪz/