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nor·mal·ize

 (nôr′mə-līz′)
v. nor·mal·ized, nor·mal·iz·ing, nor·mal·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To make normal, especially to cause to conform to a standard or norm: normalize a patient's temperature; normalizing relations with a former enemy nation.
2. To make (a text or language) regular and consistent, especially with respect to spelling or style.
3. To remove strains and reduce coarse crystalline structures in (metal), especially by heating and cooling.
v.intr.
To become or return to normal: waiting for diplomatic relations to normalize.

nor′mal·i·za′tion (-mə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
nor′mal·iz′er n.

normalize

(ˈnɔːməˌlaɪz) or

normalise

vb (tr)
1. to bring or make into the normal state
2. to bring into conformity with a standard
3. (Metallurgy) to heat (steel) above a critical temperature and allow it to cool in air to relieve internal stresses; anneal

nor•mal•ize

(ˈnɔr məˌlaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to make normal.
2. to establish or resume (relations) in a normal manner, as between countries.
v.i.
3. to become normal; resume a normal state.
[1860–65]
nor`mal•i•za′tion, n.
nor′mal•iz`er, n.

normalize


Past participle: normalized
Gerund: normalizing

Imperative
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Present
I normalize
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he/she/it normalizes
we normalize
you normalize
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Preterite
I normalized
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Present Continuous
I am normalizing
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he/she/it is normalizing
we are normalizing
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Present Perfect
I have normalized
you have normalized
he/she/it has normalized
we have normalized
you have normalized
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Past Continuous
I was normalizing
you were normalizing
he/she/it was normalizing
we were normalizing
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Past Perfect
I had normalized
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Future
I will normalize
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Future Perfect
I will have normalized
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Future Continuous
I will be normalizing
you will be normalizing
he/she/it will be normalizing
we will be normalizing
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they will be normalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been normalizing
you have been normalizing
he/she/it has been normalizing
we have been normalizing
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they have been normalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been normalizing
you will have been normalizing
he/she/it will have been normalizing
we will have been normalizing
you will have been normalizing
they will have been normalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been normalizing
you had been normalizing
he/she/it had been normalizing
we had been normalizing
you had been normalizing
they had been normalizing
Conditional
I would normalize
you would normalize
he/she/it would normalize
we would normalize
you would normalize
they would normalize
Past Conditional
I would have normalized
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we would have normalized
you would have normalized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.normalize - become normal or return to its normal state; "Let us hope that relations with this country will normalize soon"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
renormalise, renormalize, normalise, normalize - make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard; "normalize relations with China"; "normalize the temperature"; "normalize the spelling"
2.normalize - make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard; "normalize relations with China"; "normalize the temperature"; "normalize the spelling"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
normalise, normalize - become normal or return to its normal state; "Let us hope that relations with this country will normalize soon"
3.normalize - bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and coolingnormalize - bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling; "temper glass"
harden, indurate - make hard or harder; "The cold hardened the butter"

normalize

verb standardize, bring into line, regularize, make normal Acupuncture can ease pain and help normalize the menstrual cycle.
Translations

normalize

[ˈnɔːməlaɪz] VTnormalizar

normalize

vtnormalisieren; relationswiederherstellen; to be normalizedsich normalisiert haben

normalize

[ˈnɔːməˌlaɪz] vtnormalizzare

normalize

vt normalizar
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