Definitions

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

  • transitive verb To make popular.
  • transitive verb To present in a widely understandable or acceptable form.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make popular; treat in a popular manner, or so as to be generally intelligible to common people; spread among the people. Also spelled popularise.

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

  • transitive verb To make popular; to make suitable or acceptable to the common people; to make generally known.

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

  • verb American Alternative spelling of popularise.

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

  • verb make understandable to the general public
  • verb cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use

Etymologies

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popular +‎ -ize

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