verb (used with object), pop·u·lar·ized, pop·u·lar·iz·ing.
- popular song,
- popular sovereignty,
- popular vote,
- population control,
- population explosion
Origin of popularize
Examples from the Web for popularize
During that time, his efforts to popularize it did not make him any friends.
But Max Mller undoubtedly did far more to popularize the subject than had been done, or could have been done, by any predecessor.
All the while that he indulges in banter the author has attempted to popularize certain ideas which are particularly consoling.The Physiology of Marriage, Complete|Honore de Balzac
This author has done more to popularize the study of natural history than any other writer.Bab Ballads and Savoy Songs|W. S. Gilbert
The leaders sought to popularize its political propaganda by pandering to more conservative elements.The Red Conspiracy|Joseph J. Mereto
We are aware of its being made to explain, to demonstrate, to persuade and to popularize.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine