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1. popularize

verb. ['ˈpɑːpjəlɝˌaɪz'] make understandable to the general public.

Synonyms

  • vulgarise
  • generalize
  • popularise
  • generalise
  • vulgarize
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • take
  • recall
  • disarrange
  • specify

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • popular (English)
  • popularis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Popularize

  • burglarize
  • categorize
  • characterize
  • circularize
  • colorize
  • computerize
  • containerize
  • glamorize
  • memorize
  • mesmerize
  • militarize
  • miniaturize
  • mischaracterize
  • motorize
  • pasteurize
  • plagiarize
  • polarize
  • polymerize
  • pressurize
  • pulverize

Sentences with popularize


1. Verb, base form
He helped to popularize the idea of the drum solo, now a staple in jazz and rock music.

2. popularize

verb. ['ˈpɑːpjəlɝˌaɪz'] cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use.

Synonyms

  • pass around
  • distribute
  • circularise
  • broadcast
  • vulgarise
  • generalize
  • popularise
  • generalise
  • circularize
  • vulgarize
  • circulate
  • diffuse
  • spread
  • disperse
  • propagate

Antonyms

  • hard
  • concentrated
  • concise
  • centralization

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • popular (English)
  • popularis (Latin)
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