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verb (used with object), sym·me·trized, sym·me·triz·ing.
  1. to reduce to symmetry; make symmetrical.
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Also especially British, sym·me·trise.

Origin of symmetrize

First recorded in 1780–90; symmetr(y) + -ize
Related formssym·me·tri·za·tion, nounun·sym·me·trized, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • An undertone of pathos has been my part in all these years to symmetrize the love of Herman and Eloise.

    A Little Book of Profitable Tales

    Eugene Field

British Dictionary definitions for symmetrize



  1. (tr) to render symmetrical or perfectly balanced
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Derived Formssymmetrization or symmetrisation, noun
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