See also: modernisé

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modernise (third-person singular simple present modernises, present participle modernising, simple past and past participle modernised)

  1. (British spelling) Alternative spelling of modernize
    • 1939 September, D. S. Barrie, “The Railways of South Wales”, in Railway Magazine, pages 159, 161:
      The principal locomotive workshops now in use are those of the former Rhymney Railway at Caerphilly, modernised and re-equipped to meet the requirements of the new regime.
    • 2019 October 23, Pip Dunn, “The next king of Scotland”, in Rail, page 50:
      The same applies to the toilets. Simply the ability to remove those labels that read "do not flush while the train is at a station" (a sticker that dates a train as 'old') modernises them no end.

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  1. inflection of moderniser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative