normalize

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verb nor·mal·ize \ˈnȯr-mə-ˌlīz\

Definition of normalize

normalized

;

normalizing

  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 to a normal condition normalize relations between two countries

normalizable

play \ˈnȯr-mə-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective

normalization

play \ˌnȯr-mə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of normalize in a Sentence

  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.

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First Known Use of normalize

1847


NORMALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

normalize

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verb

Definition of normalize for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

normalize

transitive verb nor·mal·ize
variants: or British

normalise

\ˈnȯr-mə-ˌlīz\play

Medical Definition of normalize

normalized

or British

normalised

;

normalizing

or British

normalising

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

normalization

or British

normalisation

\ˌnȯr-mə-lə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


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