verb (used with object), sig·nal·ized, sig·nal·iz·ing.

to make notable or conspicuous.
to point out or indicate particularly.
to equip (a particular traffic crossing or an entire transportation route) with traffic signals.

Also especially British, sig·nal·ise.

Origin of signalize

First recorded in 1645–55; signal + -ize
Related formssig·nal·i·za·tion, nounun·sig·nal·ized, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for signalization



verb (tr)

to make noteworthy or conspicuous
to point out carefully
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