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Verb: militarise  'mi-li-tu,rIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: militarize)
  1. Lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force
    "militarise Germany again after the war";
    - militarize
     
  2. Adopt for military use
    "militarise the Civil Service";
    - militarize

Derived forms: militarising, militarises, militarised

Type of: alter, change, modify

Antonym: demilitarise [Brit]