- to make popular: to popularize a dance.
Also especially British, pop·u·lar·ise.
Origin of popularize
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Examples from the Web for popularise
It will be a shame if you do not popularise your researches.More Letters of Charles Darwin
In short, she could popularise, while she could neither discover nor invent….Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)
Ruskin did but popularise Carpaccio, and buy and sell Turner.The Life of James McNeill Whistler
Elizabeth Robins Pennell
In that case the husband is expected to hawk the Khaddar from door to door and popularise it.The Wheel of Fortune
It does not pretend to popularise studies which are yet in their infancy.The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha
- to make popular; make attractive to the general public
- to make or cause to become easily understandable or acceptable
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Word Origin and History for popularise
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