transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
to compute for lesser periods as though on the basis of a full year
Origin of annualizeannual + -ize
transitive verban·nu·al·ized, an·nu·al·iz·ing, an·nu·al·iz·es
To adjust or calculate so as to reflect a rate that is based on a full year: offers a rate that is annualized at six percent.