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English verb: regularize

1. regularize (social) bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations

SamplesWe cannot regulate the way people dress.
This town likes to regulate.

Synonymsgovern, order, regularise, regulate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)decide, determine, make up one's mind

Narrower (hyponym)district, standardise, standardize, zone


2. regularize (change) make regular or more regular

SamplesRegularize the heart beat with a pace maker.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)arrange, set up

Narrower (hyponym)even, even out

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