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soberize

[soh-buh-rahyz]
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verb (used with object), so·ber·ized, so·ber·iz·ing.
  1. to make sober.
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verb (used without object), so·ber·ized, so·ber·iz·ing.
  1. Archaic. to become sober.
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Also especially British, so·ber·ise.

Origin of soberize

First recorded in 1700–10; sober + -ize
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