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Meaning of POLARIZE

Pronunciation:  'powlu`rIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  become polarized in a conflict or contrasting situation
  2. [v]  cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
  3. [v]  cause to vibrate in a definite pattern; "polarize light waves"
 

POLARIZE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: polarise
 
 See Also: alter, change, disunite, divide, part, separate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Po"lar*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Polarized}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Polarizing}.] [Cf. F. polariser.]
To communicate polarity to.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bump heads, confront, contend, contrapose, contraposit, contrast, counteract, face, front, lie opposite, match, meet head-on, oppose, pose against, put in opposition, set over against, stand opposed, stand opposite, subtend
 

 

 

 

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