[ dee-rad-i-kuh-lahyz ]

verb (used with object),de·rad·i·cal·ized, de·rad·i·cal·iz·ing.
  1. to free from radical ideas, goals, or elements: The more conservative politicians were trying to deradicalize the liberation movement.

Origin of deradicalize

First recorded in 1970–75; de- + radical + -ize
  • Also especially British, de·rad·i·cal·ise .

Other words from deradicalize

  • de·rad·i·cal·i·za·tion, noun

Words Nearby deradicalize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023