soberize

[ soh-buh-rahyz ]
/ ˈsoʊ bəˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), so·ber·ized, so·ber·iz·ing.

to make sober.

verb (used without object), so·ber·ized, so·ber·iz·ing.

Archaic. to become sober.

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Also especially British, so·ber·ise .

Origin of soberize

First recorded in 1700–10; sober + -ize
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