transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
- to make remarkable or noteworthy: a career signalized by great achievement
- to make clearly known; draw attention to: the cheers which signalized his arrival
transitive verbsig·nal·ized, sig·nal·iz·ing, sig·nal·iz·es
- To make remarkable or conspicuous: a life signalized by high accomplishments.
- To point out particularly.
(third-person singular simple present signalizes, present participle signalizing, simple past and past participle signalized)
- To make signal or eminent; to render distinguished from what is common.
- To communicate with by means of a signal.
- a ship signalizes its consort
- (humorous or nonstandard) To make something noticeable, different, remarkable or conspicuous, especially by gesticulation.
- (nonstandard) To signal; to indicate the existence, presence, or fact of, by a signal.
- to signalize the arrival of a steamer
- (nonstandard) To install a traffic signal at an intersection that is currently regulated by stop signs.
From signal +"Ž -ize.