universalize [yo͞o΄nə vʉr′sə līz΄]
universalized, universalizing
to make universal

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  • Universalize — U ni*ver sal*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Universalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Universalizing}.] [Cf. F. universaliser.] To make universal; to generalize. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • universalize — index generalize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • universalize — (Amer.) ,u·ni ver·sal·ize || ‚juːnɪvÉœrsÉ™laɪz / vɜːs v. make universal; generalize (such as an idea, theory or proposition to apply to all people or situationsl (also universalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • universalize — verb make universal (Freq. 1) This author s stories universalize old themes • Syn: ↑universalise • Derivationally related forms: ↑universal • Hypernyms: ↑generalize, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • universalize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1642 to make universal ; generalize • universalization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • universalize — universalization, n. universalizer, n. /yooh neuh verr seuh luyz /, v.t., universalized, universalizing. to make universal. Also, esp. Brit., universalise. [1635 45; UNIVERSAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • universalize — verb To make universal, to make consistent or common across all cases …   Wiktionary

  • universalize — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To make universal: generalize. See SPECIFIC …   English dictionary for students

  • universalize — or universalise verb make universal. Derivatives universalizability noun universalizable adjective universalization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • universalize — uni·ver·sal·ize …   English syllables

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