regularize

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Verb[change]

Plain form
regularize

Third-person singular
regularizes

Past tense
regularized

Past participle
regularized

Present participle
regularizing

  1. (transitive) To make regular.
    The regularization of spelling was an important step in the advancement of literary society.
  2. (transitive) If you regularize something, you control it by defining it.
    The industry has fought the state's attempts to regularize its products.
  3. (transitive) If x regularizes y, x causes y to function in a particular way.
    You turn this to regulate the water flow.
    This check list regularizes activities and decision-making.

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