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

  • transitive verb To give symmetry to; make symmetrical or proportional.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make proportional in its parts; reduce to symmetry. Also spelled symmetrise.

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

  • transitive verb To make proportional in its parts; to reduce to symmetry.

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

  • verb transitive and intransitive To make or become symmetric.

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

  • verb make symmetric


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