HyperDic: formalize

English > 2 senses of the word formalize:
VERBsocialformalize, formalisemake formal or official
socialformalize, validate, formalisedeclare or make legally valid
formalize > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rmahlay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > formalize: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmake formal or official.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"We formalized the appointment and gave him a title"
Synonymformalise
Narrowerritualize, ritualisemake or evolve into a ritual
Broaderdeclare, adjudge, holddeclare to be
Spanishformalizar, oficializar
Catalanformalitzar, oficialitzar
Nounsformalizationthe act of making formal (as by stating formal rules governing classes of expressions / expressions)
English > formalize: 2 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningdeclare or make legally valid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsvalidate, formalise
Narrowerco-sign, cosignSign jointly
probateEstablish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
sign, ratifyapprove and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
Broaderauthorize, authorise, pass, cleargrant authorization or clearance for
Oppositeinvalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullifydeclare invalid / invalid
Spanishformalizar, validar
Catalanvalidar
Nounsformalizationthe act of making formal (as by stating formal rules governing classes of expressions / expressions)

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