American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To make homologous.
- v. To show to be homologous.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make homologous; make out or demonstrate the correspondence of. See homologous.
- To be homologous; specifically, in biology, to correspond in structural position, either in different bodies or in parts of the same body: as, the maxillæ of insects homologize with the legs, the wings of a bird with the arms of a man, etc.
- v. transitive To make something homologous
- v. intransitive To become homologous
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. (Biol.) To determine the homologies or structural relations of.
- v. make homologous
- v. be homologous
“So did to compromit (i. e., to compromise), to homologize and to happify.”
“And slowly the two fundamentally identical things tend to assimilate their superficial difference, to homologize their traditions, each generation sees a relaxation of the aristocratic prohibitions, a”
“Although we have no right to intermeddle with the form of government of other nations, yet it is lawful to wish to see no emperors nor kings in our hemisphere, and that Brazil as well as Mexico will homologize with us. —”
“You remember the machinery which the federalists played off, about that time, to beat down the friends to the real principles of our constitution, to silence by terror every expression in their favor, to bring us into war with France and alliance with England, and finally to homologize our constitution with that of England.”
“I simply don't have the position or power to homologize campus.”
“More than a year ago, FIL told Sochi officials that they would not homologize, or certify, that track if it was built to allow speed exceeding 84 mph.”
“More than a year ago, the FIL told Sochi officials they would not homologize, or certify, that track if it was built to allow speed exceeding 135 km/h.”
“More than a year ago, FIL told Sochi officials that they would not homologize, or certify, that track if it was built to allow speed exceeding 135 kph (about 84 mph).”
“To bolster the partial truths in Von Baer’s generalities by insisting that the eggs of vertebrates are more like one another than their ‘blastulas,’ the blastulas more like one another than their ‘gastrulas,’ and to homologize all theoretical ‘functional blastopores’ where ‘invagination’ is taking place would be running the risk of assuming what is not yet demonstrate – that the genetic physiologic, and cell-behavior processes going on are the same in time and nature.”
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