verb (used with object), vul·gar·ized, vul·gar·iz·ing.
- to make vulgar or coarse; lower; debase: to vulgarize standards of behavior.
- to make (a technical or abstruse work) easier to understand and more widely known; popularize.
- to translate (a work) from a classical language into the vernacular.
- to make commonplace or vulgar; debase
- to make (something little known or difficult to understand) widely known or popular among the public; popularize