localize

localize
Synonyms and related words:
allocate, assign, box, box in, box up, circumscribe, collocate, confine, cramp, deploy, dispose, emplace, fix, get a fix, hem, hem in, home in on, install, keep from spreading, keep within bounds, limit, locate, narrow, navigate, pin down, pinpoint, place, position, put in place, qualify, restrict, situate, spot, stint, tighten, triangulate, zero in on

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  • localize — lo‧cal‧ize [ˈləʊkəlaɪz ǁ ˈloʊ ] also localise verb [transitive] 1. COMMERCE to organize a business or industry so that things happen at a local level rather than a national one: • The company is continuing with its efforts to localize production …   Financial and business terms

  • Localize — Lo cal*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Localized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Localizing}.] [Cf. F. localiser. See {Local}.] To make local; to fix in, or assign to, a definite place. H. Spencer. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • localize — index restrict, site Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • localize — 1792, from LOCAL (Cf. local) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Localized; localizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • localize — (Amer.) lo·cal·ize || ləʊkÉ™laɪz v. confine to a particular place; collect in particular place; (Genetics) identify the location of; determine the specific location of a gene within a DNA strand (also localise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • localize — [v] confine center, contain, limit, narrow, pinpoint, restrain, restrict, stop from spreading; concepts 121,130 …   New thesaurus

  • localize — (also localise) ► VERB 1) (often as adj. localized) restrict or assign to a particular place. 2) make local in character. DERIVATIVES localizable adjective localization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • localize — [lō′kəl īz΄] vt. localized, localizing 1. to make local; limit or confine to a particular place, area, or locality 2. to determine the specific local origin of, as a tradition 3. to concentrate in one area, esp. of the body localizable adj.… …   English World dictionary

  • localize — [[t]lo͟ʊkəlaɪz[/t]] localizes, localizing, localized (in BRIT, also use localise) 1) VERB If you localize something, you identify precisely where it is. [V n] Examine the painful area carefully in an effort to localize the most tender point. Syn …   English dictionary

  • localize — lo|cal|ize also localise BrE [ˈləukəlaız US ˈlou ] v [T] formal 1.) to find out exactly where something is ▪ A mechanic is trying to localize the fault. 2.) to limit the effect that something has, or the size of area it covers ▪ They hoped to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • localize — UK [ˈləʊkəlaɪz] / US [ˈloʊk(ə)lˌaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms localize : present tense I/you/we/they localize he/she/it localizes present participle localizing past tense localized past participle localized formal 1) to limit the size of an… …   English dictionary

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