HyperDic: focalize

English > 4 senses of the word focalize:
VERBstativefocalize, localize, localise, focaliseconcentrate on a particular place or spot
cognitionfocalize, concenter, concentre, focalise, focusbring into focus or alignment
changefocalize, focus, focalisebecome focussed or come into focus
changefocalize, focus, focalise, sharpenput (an image) into focus
English > focalize: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningConcentrate on a particular place or spot.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Synonymslocalize, localise, focalise
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere
Spanishlocalizar
Nounsfocalizationthe confinement of an infection to a limited area
English > focalize: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningBring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsconcenter, concentre, focalise, focus
NarrowerrefocusFocus anew
Broaderalign, aline, line up, adjustplace in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
Nounsfocalizationthe act of bringing into focus
English > focalize: 4 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBecome focussed or come into focus.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsfocus, focalise
Caused byfocus, focalize, focalise, sharpenput (an image) into focus
Broaderadjust, conform, adaptadapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
Oppositeblur, dim, slurBecome vague or indistinct
Spanishenfocar
Catalanenfocar
Nounsfocalizationthe act of bringing into focus
English > focalize: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningput (an image) into focus.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsfocus, focalise, sharpen
Cause tofocus, focalize, focaliseBecome focussed or come into focus
Narrowerrefocusput again into focus or focus more sharply
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Oppositeblur, blearmake dim or indistinct
Spanishcentrar, enfocar
Catalancentrar, enfocar
Nounsfocalizationthe act of bringing into focus

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