- to make a canal through
- to change into or make like a canal
- to provide an outlet for, esp. by directing into a specific channel or channels
transitive verbcan·al·ized, can·al·iz·ing, can·al·iz·es
- To furnish with or convert into a canal or canals.
- To provide an outlet for; channel.
(third-person singular simple present canalizes, present participle canalizing, simple past and past participle canalized)
- Alternative spelling of canalise.
canal + -ize