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

3 senses of normalize

Sense 1
normalize, normalise -- (become normal or return to its normal state; "Let us hope that relations with this country will normalize soon")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 2
normalize, normalise, renormalize, renormalise -- (make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard; "normalize relations with China"; "normalize the temperature"; "normalize the spelling")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
anneal, temper, normalize -- (bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling; "temper glass")
       => harden, indurate -- (make hard or harder; "The cold hardened the butter")

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