Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: localize
IPA transcription: [l'oʊkəl,aɪz]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: set, localize, localise, place
    Meaning: locate; "The film is set in Africa"
  • Synonyms: localize, localise
    Meaning: restrict something to a particular area
  • Synonyms: localize, localise, focalize, focalise
    Meaning: concentrate on a particular place or spot; "The infection has localized in the left eye"
  • Synonyms: place, localize, localise
    Meaning: identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection"
Usage examples
  • I hope you will not consider the expression too anthropomorphically, and picture the dream censor as a severe little manikin who lives in a little brain chamber and there performs his duties; nor should you attempt to localize him too much, to think of a brain center from which his censoring influence emanates, and which would cease with the injury or extirpation of this center.