homologize

[ huh-mol-uh-jahyz, hoh- ]
/ həˈmɒl əˌdʒaɪz, hoʊ- /

verb (used with object), ho·mol·o·gized, ho·mol·o·giz·ing.

to make or show to be homologous.

verb (used without object), ho·mol·o·gized, ho·mol·o·giz·ing.

to be homologous; correspond.
Also especially British, ho·mol·o·gise.

Origin of homologize

First recorded in 1710–20; homolog(ous) + -ize

Related forms

ho·mol·o·giz·er, nounun·ho·mol·o·gized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for homologize

homologize

homologise

/ (hɒˈmɒləˌdʒaɪz) /

verb

to be, show to be, or make homologous

Derived Forms

homologizer or homologiser, noun
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