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1. crystallize

verb. ['ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪz'] cause to take on a definite and clear shape.

Synonyms

  • crystalize
  • crystallise
  • shape
  • form

Antonyms

  • lose
  • indistinct
  • unclearness
  • unclear

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crystal (English)
  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Crystallize

  • analyze
  • brutalize
  • butterfly's
  • cannibalize
  • capitalize
  • caramelize
  • catalyze
  • centralize
  • civilize
  • collateralize
  • commercialize
  • compartmentalize
  • creolize
  • criminalize
  • generalize
  • globalize
  • hospitalize
  • hydrolyze
  • legalize
  • liberalize

Sentences with crystallize


1. Verb, base form
Pressed between two glass slides, the blood was allowed to dry and crystallize.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The particles crystallize and eventually form stones.

2. crystallize

verb. ['ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪz'] cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form.

Synonyms

  • crystalize
  • change integrity
  • effloresce
  • crystallise

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify
  • opacity

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crystal (English)
  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. crystallize

verb. ['ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪz'] make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear.

Synonyms

  • crystalize
  • sort out
  • clear
  • crystallise
  • shed light on
  • straighten out
  • illuminate
  • enlighten
  • clear up
  • clarify
  • elucidate

Antonyms

  • opaque
  • clutter
  • convict
  • guilty

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crystal (English)
  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. crystallize

verb. ['ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪz'] assume crystalline form; become crystallized.

Synonyms

  • crystalize
  • solidify
  • effloresce
  • devitrify

Antonyms

  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite
  • forbid

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crystal (English)
  • cristal (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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