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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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Related Words for symmetrize

match, square, pancake, stabilize, level, grade, align, steady, equal, uniform, plane, lay, equalize, flush, roll, flatten, regularize, symmetrize

Examples from the Web for symmetrize

Historical Examples of symmetrize

  • 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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