- to make regular.
Also especially British, reg·u·lar·ise.
Origin of regularize
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Examples from the Web for regularize
No attempt was made to regularize the use of quotation marks.The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor
Stephen Cullen Carpenter
The universal attempt to formulate or to regularize—an attempt that can be made only by disregarding or denying.The Book of the Damned
Typesetting for italics was very inconsistent in this book; no attempt has been made to regularize the use of italics.Louis XIV., Makers of History Series
John S. C. Abbott
The word Arctic is generally capitalized, but exceptions were too frequent to regularize.
It is absolutely necessary to stimulate and regularize perspiration over the whole surface of the body.Montessori Elementary Materials
- (tr) to make regular; cause to conform
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Word Origin and History for regularize
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