regularize

[ reg-yuh-luh-rahyz ]
/ ˈrɛg yə ləˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), reg·u·lar·ized, reg·u·lar·iz·ing.

to make regular.

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Also especially British, reg·u·lar·ise.

Origin of regularize

First recorded in 1615–25; regular + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM regularize

reg·u·lar·i·za·tion, nounreg·u·lar·iz·er, nounun·reg·u·lar·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for regularize

regularize

regularise

/ (ˈrɛɡjʊləˌraɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make regular; cause to conform

Derived forms of regularize

regularization or regularisation, noun
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