Definition of "victimize" [vic•tim•ize]

  • To subject to swindle or fraud. (verb-transitive)
  • To make a victim of. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "victimize" in a sentence
  • "And suggesting that libs are more concerned about the rights of terrorists than those they victimize is complete and utter nonsense."
  • "The answer is becuase merely looking at a picture does not "victimize" the child."
  • "The sad truth is that Republicans frequently do blame the people they victimize which is the same tactic used by the above mentioned."