from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make regular; cause to conform.
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- v. To make regular.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To cause to become regular; to regulate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make regular.
- Also spelled regularise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
- v. make regular or more regular
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Usually, the developers of condos "regularize" the land, then sell the individual units either already in a trust, or "eligible" for a trust.
Residents of Harare's high-income suburbs will have to pay fines equivalent to more than 2,000 U.S. dollars (23 million Zimbabwe dollars) to "regularize" buildings on their properties that were built without permission from the city council, the state-controlled Herald reported.
Hayworth said "regularize" is just McCain's latest code word for amnesty.
At the same time, Bettencourt publicly promised to "regularize" the family's foreign holdings.
PR: There's a more immediate change that, I think, what we've been through in the past few weeks points to even more: We've got to do more to kind of regularize the governor general's office.
Apparently, just as genes and organisms undergo natural selection, words are also subject to a similarly intense pressure to "regularize" as the language develops.
( "To put an end to amnesty once and for all ... it is time to 'regularize' the status of John
The purpose of regulation is to inform, promote, and regularize behavior.
Maybe we need to create a new ritual to regularize this experience.
"German clients of Swiss banks gain the opportunity to regularize their undeclared assets while maintaining their financial privacy."