from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make liberal or more liberal: "Our standards of private conduct have been greatly liberalized . . . over recent years” ( Meg Greenfield).
- intransitive v. To become liberal or more liberal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to make liberal, free.
- v. to become liberal, free.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make liberal; to free from narrow views or prejudices; to make less strict.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To render liberal; enlarge the freedom or scope of; free from narrowness or prejudice: as, to liberalize the institutions of a country.
- To become liberal.
- Also spelled liberalise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules
- v. become more liberal
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