localize definition by Webster's New World
localize definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb lo·cal·ized, lo·cal·iz·ing, lo·cal·iz·es verb, transitive
- To make local: decentralize and localize political authority.
- To confine or restrict to a particular locality: localized the infection.
- To attribute to a particular locality: sought to localize the origin of the rumor.
To become local, especially to become fixed in one area or part.
- loˌcal·i·zaˈtion noun