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English verb: polarize

1. polarize (change) cause to vibrate in a definite pattern


SamplesPolarize light waves.


Synonymspolarise


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics

2. polarize (change) cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions


Synonymspolarise


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


Broader (hypernym)disunite, divide, part, separate

3. polarize (change) become polarized in a conflict or contrasting situation


Synonymspolarise


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)divide, part, separate









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