Normalize meaning

nôrmə-līz
To make normal.
  • To bring to the natural, or usual, state.
  • To bring into conformity with a standard, pattern, model, etc.
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To become normal.
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To make normal, to make standard.

There is little hope that the two countries will normalize relations; their governments seem to hate each other and would just as soon stay on bad terms.

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To format in a standardized manner, to make consistent.

We'll need to normalize these statements before we can compare them.

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(statistics) To reduce to variations by excluding irrelevant aspects.

After we properly normalize the measurements with respect to age, gender, geography and economic considerations, there remains little evidence of a difference between the two groups.

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(rail transport) To return a set of points (switches) to the normal position.
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(rail transport, intransitive, of points) To return to the normal position from the reverse position.
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(computing, database) To subject to normalization; to eliminate redundancy in (a model for storing data).
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(mathematics) To divide a vector by its magnitude to produce a unit vector.
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To make normal, especially to cause to conform to a standard or norm.

Normalize a patient's temperature; normalizing relations with a former enemy nation.

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To make (a text or language) regular and consistent, especially with respect to spelling or style.
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To remove strains and reduce coarse crystalline structures in (metal), especially by heating and cooling.
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To become or return to normal.

Waiting for diplomatic relations to normalize.

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