Anonymize



verb
(transitive) to carry out or organize in such a way as to preserve anonymity: anonymized AIDS screening
Historical Examples

We all had the same basic ParanoidXbox install, so we could all anonymize our pictures.
Little Brother Cory Doctorow

verb

to make anonymous
Word Origin

anonymous + -ize

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  • Anonymously

    without any name acknowledged, as that of author, contributor, or the like: an anonymous letter to the editor; an anonymous donation. of unknown name; whose name is withheld: an anonymous author. lacking individuality, unique character, or distinction: an endless row of drab, anonymous houses. Contemporary Examples The article, by Jonathan Strong, is rife with scaremongering, […]

  • Anonymousness

    without any name acknowledged, as that of author, contributor, or the like: an anonymous letter to the editor; an anonymous donation. of unknown name; whose name is withheld: an anonymous author. lacking individuality, unique character, or distinction: an endless row of drab, anonymous houses. Historical Examples This train of thought terminated at last in various […]



  • Anonymous

    without any name acknowledged, as that of author, contributor, or the like: an anonymous letter to the editor; an anonymous donation. of unknown name; whose name is withheld: an anonymous author. lacking individuality, unique character, or distinction: an endless row of drab, anonymous houses. Contemporary Examples When an explosion tears through Barneys, Aidan receives an […]

  • Anonyms

    an assumed or false name. an person or publication. noun a less common word for pseudonym an anonymous person or publication n. 1812, “nameless person,” from French anonyme, from Latin anonymus, from Greek anonymos “without a name” (see anonymous). Meaning “fictitious name” is recorded from 1866.



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