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Definition of "regularize" [reg•u•lar•ize]

  • To make regular; cause to conform. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "regularize" in a sentence
  • "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."