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Meaning of VULGARIZE

Pronunciation:  'vulgu`rIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  act in a vulgar manner; "The drunkard tends to vulgarize"
  2. [v]  debase and make vulgar; "The Press has vulgarized Love and Marriage"
  3. [v]  cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use; "They popularized coffee in Washington State"; "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"
 

VULGARIZE is a 9 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: generalise, generalize, popularise, popularize, vulgarise, vulgarise, vulgarise
 
 See Also: act, alter, behave, broadcast, change, circularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, do, pass around, propagate, spread

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vul"gar*ize\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Vulgarized};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Vulgarizing}.] [Cf. F. vulgariser, LL.
vulgarizare.]
To make vulgar, or common.

      Exhortation vulgarized by low wit.       --V. Knox.

 

 

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