signalize

[sig-nl-ahyz]
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verb (used with object), sig·nal·ized, sig·nal·iz·ing.
  1. to make notable or conspicuous.
  2. to point out or indicate particularly.
  3. 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
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signalize

signalise

verb (tr)
  1. to make noteworthy or conspicuous
  2. to point out carefully
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