HyperDic: popularise

English > 2 senses of the word popularise:
VERBcommunicationpopularise, popularize, vulgarize, vulgarise, generalize, generalisecater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public
changepopularise, popularizemake understandable to the general public
English > popularise: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningcater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspopularize, vulgarize, vulgarise, generalize, generalise
Broadercirculate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass aroundCause to become widely known
Similar topopularize, popularisemake understandable to the general public
Spanishpopularizar, vulgarizar
Catalanpopularitzar
Nounspopularisationthe act of making something attractive to the general public
popularisersomeone who makes attractive to the general public
English > popularise: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake understandable to the general public.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonympopularize
Broadergear, pitchSet the level or character of
Similar topopularize, popularise, vulgarize, vulgarise, generalize, generalisecater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public
Spanishpopularizar
Nounspopularisationan interpretation that easily understandable and acceptable

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