Definition of autonomize in US English:

autonomize

(also autonomise)

verb

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  • with object (Chiefly in pass.). To make autonomous; to confer autonomy or the right of self-government upon.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Glasgow Herald. From autonomy + -ize.

Pronunciation

autonomize

/ɔːˈtɒnəmʌɪz/