homologize

verb
ho·​mol·​o·​gize | \ hō-ˈmä-lə-ˌjīz How to pronounce homologize (audio) , hə- \
homologized; homologizing

Definition of homologize

transitive verb

1 : to make homologous
2 : to demonstrate the homology of

Other Words from homologize

homologizer noun

First Known Use of homologize

1811, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Homologize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homologize. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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homologize

transitive verb
ho·​mol·​o·​gize
variants: also British homologise \ hō-​ˈmäl-​ə-​ˌjīz, hə-​ How to pronounce homologize (audio) \
homologized also British homologised; homologizing also British homologising

Medical Definition of homologize

1 : to make homologous
2 : to demonstrate the homology of

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