Definition of Liberalize

1. Verb. Make liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules.

Exact synonyms: Liberalise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Related verbs: Liberalise
Specialized synonyms: Decontrol
Derivative terms: Liberalisation, Liberalization



2. Verb. Become more liberal. "The laws liberalized after Prohibition"
Exact synonyms: Liberalise
Generic synonyms: Change
Related verbs: Liberalise
Derivative terms: Liberalisation, Liberalization

Definition of Liberalize

1. v. t. To make liberal; to free from narrow views or prejudices.

Definition of Liberalize

1. Verb. (transitive) to make liberal, free. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) to become liberal, free. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Liberalize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Literary usage of Liberalize

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1. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"... his Majesty's government were made to the colonial assemblies, to improve and liberalize their slave codes. Upon the 27th of March, the definitive ..."

2. The Principles of Sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross (1920)
"Inter-party migration tends to liberalize parties; inter-denominational migration to liberalize churches; inter-university migration to liberalize ..."

3. Potential Impact on the U. S. Economy & Selected Industries of the North ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"Neither the United States nor Canada agreed to further liberalize their already open investment regimes.47 Currently. Mexican law provides no right to US ..."

4. The Radical by Sidney H.. Morse, Joseph B.. Marvin (1868)
"I believe the age has done more to liberalize Unitarianism than Unitarianism has done to liberalize the age, and I believe that the great work of our church ..."

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