- to make or become liberal.
Also especially British, lib·er·al·ise.
Origin of liberalize
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Examples from the Web for liberalize
To liberalize is to make free, as to free from narrow views or prejudices.Orthography
Elmer W. Cavins
One is the desire to liberalize Christianity and make it more inclusive.Nine O'Clock Talks
Frederic B. Kellogg
The Dominicans and Jesuits set their faces like flint against all education tending to liberalize the mind.A Short History of Monks and Monasteries
Alfred Wesley Wishart
They warm the heart; they enlarge and liberalize our minds; they animate our courage in a time of conflict.
It taught us those kindly sentiments between nations which warm the heart, liberalize the mind, and animate the courage.
- to make or become liberal
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Word Origin and History for liberalize
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