Synonyms of 'civilize'

acculturate, advance, ameliorate, amend, anthropomorphize, better, boost, bring forward, broaden, catechize, demonstrate, direct, domesticate, edify, educate, elevate, emend, enhance, enlighten, enrich, fatten, favor, forward, foster, ground, guide, humanize, illumine, improve, inform, instruct, lard, lift, meliorate, mend, nurture, polish, promote, raise, reeducate, refine, reform, school, show, socialize, tame, teach, transfigure, transform, upgrade, uplift