verb (used with object), rel·a·tiv·ized, rel·a·tiv·iz·ing.
to regard as or make relative.
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- relativistic mass,
- relativistic quantum mechanics,
Also especially British, rel·a·tiv·ise.
Origin of relativize
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to make or become relative
(tr) to apply the theory of relativity to
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