Definition of Localize

1. Verb. Identify the location or place of. "We localized the source of the infection"

Exact synonyms: Localise, Place
Generic synonyms: Locate, Situate
Derivative terms: Localisation, Locale, Localization, Placement



2. Verb. Concentrate on a particular place or spot. "The infection has localized in the left eye"
Exact synonyms: Focalise, Focalize, Localise
Generic synonyms: Lie
Derivative terms: Focalisation, Focalization

3. Verb. Restrict something to a particular area.
Exact synonyms: Localise
Specialized synonyms: Draw
Generic synonyms: Restrict
Derivative terms: Localisation

4. Verb. Locate. "The film is set in Africa"
Exact synonyms: Localise, Place, Set
Generic synonyms: Present, Represent, Stage
Derivative terms: Locale, Localization, Place, Placement, Set

Definition of Localize

1. v. t. To make local; to fix in, or assign to, a definite place.

Definition of Localize

1. Verb. (transitive) To make local; to fix in, or assign to, a definite place. ¹

2. Verb. (context: software engineering) To adapt a product for use in a particular country or region, typically by translating text into the language of that country or region and, if necessary, ensuring support of different character sets. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Localize

1. to confine to a particular area [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Localize

localisms
localist
localists
localite
localites
localities
locality
localizability
localizable
localization
localization agnosia
localization of function
localization principle
localization related epilepsy
localizations
localize (current term)
localized
localizer
localizers
localizes
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localizing electrode
localizing symptom
localizor
locally
locally compact
locally indicable
localness
localnesses
locals

Literary usage of Localize

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1. Physical Expression, Its Modes and Principles by Francis Warner (1886)
"Analysts of the expression of fatigue—localize the expression— Observe ... We may commence by trying to localize the signs of fatigue in certain parts; ..."

2. Physical Expression: Its Modes and Principles by Francis Warner (1885)
"Analysis of the expression of fatigue—localize the expression— Observe ... We may commence by trying to localize the signs of fatigue in certain parts; ..."

3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1851)
"And experience proves so strongly the tendency of the human mind to localize its feelings of devotion, that we cannot but see strong reason for our own ..."

4. The Psychology of the Great War by Gustave Le Bon (1916)
"Germany's Desire to localize the Conflict. Until the Last Moment she Hesitates to Provoke a General War. It is sometimes a very difficult matter to diagnose ..."

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