from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make remarkable or conspicuous: a life signalized by high accomplishments.
- transitive v. To point out particularly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make signal or eminent; to render distinguished from what is common.
- v. To communicate with by means of a signal.
- v. To make something noticeable, different, remarkable or conspicuous, especially by gesticulation.
- v. To signal; to indicate the existence, presence, or fact of, by a signal.
- v. To install a traffic signal at an intersection that is currently regulated by stop signs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make signal or eminent; to render distinguished from what is common; to distinguish.
- transitive v. To communicate with by means of a signal.
- transitive v. To indicate the existence, presence, or fact of, by a signal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make signal; render conspicuously noteworthy; distinguish in a special or exceptional manner: used of a person, reflexively, or of his actions, directly or indirectly: as, to signalize one's self by great deeds or great crimes; to signalize one's administration by reformatory zeal.
- To indicate or point out distinctly; make special note or mention of; specialize.
- To signal; make signals to; indicate by a signal.
- To make signals; hold communication by signals.
- Also spelled signalise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. provide with traffic signals
- v. point out carefully and clearly
- v. make conspicuous or noteworthy
- v. communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
From signal + -ize. (Wiktionary)