signalize

[sig-nl-ahyz]

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.

Nearby words

  1. signal node,
  2. signal red,
  3. signal transduction pathway,
  4. signal-to-noise ratio,
  5. signaling,
  6. signally,
  7. signalman,
  8. signalment,
  9. signatory,
  10. signature

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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British Dictionary definitions for signalize

signalize

signalise

verb (tr)

to make noteworthy or conspicuous
to point out carefully
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