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normalize

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verb nor·mal·ize \ˈnȯr-mə-ˌlīz\

Simple Definition of normalize

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

Full Definition of normalize

nor·mal·izednor·mal·iz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make conform to or reduce to a norm or standard

  3. 2 :  to make normal (as by a transformation of variables)

  4. 3 :  to bring or restore (as relations between countries) to a normal condition

nor·mal·iz·able play \-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective
nor·mal·i·za·tion play \ˌnȯr-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.



1865

First Known Use of normalize

1865


Medical Dictionary

normalize

transitive verb nor·mal·ize

Medical Definition of normalize

nor·mal·ized or British nor·mal·isednor·mal·iz·ing or British nor·mal·is·ing

  1. :  to make conform to or reduce to a norm or standard <normalize blood pressure>

  2. nor·mal·iza·tion or British nor·mal·isa·tion \ˌnȯr-mə-lə-ˈzā-shən\play noun



Variants of normalize

or British nor·mal·ise \ˈnȯr-mə-ˌlīz\play


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