Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb localize

4 senses of localize

Sense 1
place, localize, localise -- (identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection")
       => situate, locate -- (determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Locate the boundaries of the property")

Sense 2
localize, localise, focalize, focalise -- (concentrate on a particular place or spot; "The infection has localized in the left eye")
       => lie -- (be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position)

Sense 3
localize, localise -- (restrict something to a particular area)
       => restrict -- (place under restrictions; limit access to; "This substance is controlled")

Sense 4
set, localize, localise, place -- (locate; "The film is set in Africa")
       => stage, present, represent -- (perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'")

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