Pronunciation: (rō'bu-tīz", -bot-īz"), [key]
—v., -ized, -iz•ing
1. to turn (someone) into a robot.
2. to convert for automated operation or production by robots or robotlike machines: to robotize an assembly line.
to adapt or become adapted to the use of robots or robotics. Also, esp. Brit.,ro'bot•ise".
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.