Definition of Popularise

1. Verb. Cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use. "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"




2. Verb. Make understandable to the general public. "Carl Sagan popularized cosmology in his books"
Exact synonyms: Popularize
Generic synonyms: Gear, Pitch
Related verbs: Generalise, Generalize, Popularize, Vulgarise, Vulgarize
Derivative terms: Popularisation, Popularization

Definition of Popularise

1. Verb. (transitive) To make something (popular). ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To present something in a (widely) (understandable) or (acceptable) (form), especially technical or (scientific) material for a general (audience). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Popularise

1. [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES]

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Literary usage of Popularise

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1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1895)
"HOW TO popularise ORCHID-GROWING. By Mr. EH WOODALL, PRHS [Bead October 9, 1894.] I WILL begin the little address I am to give you ..."

2. Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and by Robert Chambers (1876)
"Some authors of our own day—Southey in particular—have helped to popularise Wither, by frequent quotation and eulogy ; but Mr Ellis, in his Specimens of ..."

3. The World as Imagination (series I) by Edward Douglas Fawcett (1916)
"Thought, in the sense of reason, is a secondary phenomenon. How our view tends to popularise philosophy. is just this, Reasoning and its static precipitate ..."

4. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1892)
"... steel ships have again and again come comparatively scath- who have done more than any other to popularise and improve the cellular system—to reproduce ..."

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