localize [loh-kuh-lahyz] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used with object), lo·cal·ized, lo·cal·iz·ing.
- to make ; fix in, or assign or restrict to, a particular place, , etc.
verb (used without object), lo·cal·ized, lo·cal·iz·ing.
- to gather, collect, or concentrate in one .
Also especially British, lo·cal·ise. Origin of localize First recorded in 1785–95;+ Related formslo·cal·iz·a·ble, adjectivelo·cal·i·za·tion, nounlo·cal·iz·er, nounnon·lo·cal·iz·a·ble, adjectivenon·lo·cal·ized, adjectiveun·lo·cal·iz·a·ble, adjectiveun·lo·cal·ize, verb (used with object), un·lo·cal·ized, un·lo·cal·iz·ing. Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for localised Historical Examples of localised
I thought the bullet might be in the left psoas, but it was not localised.
George Henry Makins
When or how this Cymric myth was localised at Glastonbury we know not.
How, then, is this localised convulsive movement to be designated?
The time was past when the effects of the vast disorganisation could be localised.
The war will be localised,” said the Merchant vaguely; “at least every one hopes so.
British Dictionary definitions for localised localize localise verb
- to make or become local in attitude, behaviour, etc
- (tr) to restrict or confine (something) to a particular area or part
- (tr) to assign or ascribe to a particular region
Derived Formslocalizable or localisable, adjectivelocalization or localisation, nounlocalizer or localiser, noun Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for localised localize v.
1792, from+ . Related: Localized; localizing.
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