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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To make homologous.
  • transitive verb To show to be homologous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb (Biol.) To determine the homologies or structural relations of.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To make something homologous
  • verb intransitive To become homologous

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make homologous
  • verb be homologous

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Examples

  • So did to compromit (i. e., to compromise), to homologize and to happify.

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  • 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

    Mankind in the Making

  • 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. —

    The Jeffersonian Cyclopedia

  • 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.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 4

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • I simply don't have the position or power to homologize campus.

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  • 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.

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