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normalize

verb nor·mal·ize \ˈnr-mə-ˌlīz\

: to bring (someone or something) back to a usual or expected state or condition

nor·mal·izednor·mal·iz·ing

Full Definition of NORMALIZE

transitive verb
1
:  to make conform to or reduce to a norm or standard
2
:  to make normal (as by a transformation of variables)
3
:  to bring or restore (as relations between countries) to a normal condition
nor·mal·iz·able \-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective
nor·mal·i·za·tion \ˌnr-mə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of NORMALIZE

  1. The drug normalizes heart function.
  2. The talks are aimed at normalizing relations between the countries.
  3. It took years for the political situation in the country to normalize.

First Known Use of NORMALIZE

1865
Medical Dictionary

normalize

transitive verb nor·mal·ize
nor·mal·ized or British nor·mal·isednor·mal·iz·ing or British nor·mal·is·ing

Medical Definition of NORMALIZE

:  to make conform to or reduce to a norm or standard <normalize blood pressure>
nor·mal·iza·tion or British nor·mal·isa·tion \ˌnr-mə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Variants of NORMALIZE

nor·mal·ize or British nor·mal·ise \ˈnr-mə-ˌlīz\

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