From cyber- + -ize.
cyberize (third-person singular simple present cyberizes, present participle cyberizing, simple past and past participle cyberized)
- (transitive, intransitive) To adapt to digital technology or culture.
- (science fiction, rare) To make into a cyborg; to fit with a cybernetic implant or prosthesis.
- 1993 August 25, "Robert Johan Enters" (username), "Re: [ADMIN] Re: Newcomer to the Theatre...", on alt.cyberpunk.chatsubo, Usenet:
- At this Nightshade mutters under his breath and begins to metamorphose. Slowly more metal appears on him, and his looks change drastically from a pure human to a fully cyberized hunk of man and machine.
- 2000 March 21, "Julian Mensch" (username), "Re: Iteration X Conventionpage for a noble Union [*LONG*]", on alt.games.whitewolf, Usenet:
- I don't see ItX [=Iteration X] forcefully cyberizing anyone against their will. Not only is it wildly unethical, Devices are far too valuble [sic] to waste on people who will try to resist the Union.
- 2009 May 8, "Tim Bruening" (username), "Re: Archer Vs Borg", on alt.tv.star-trek.enterprise and alt.humor.puns, Usenet:
- But he did report to Starfleet HQ his encounter with a race of cyberized humanoids who are out to assimilate everyone, and T'Pol's estimate that said race would likely return during the 24th century.