homogenize homogenize  /hoʊ ˈmɑ dʒə ˌnaɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) become homogeneous or similar, as by mixing
  2. (v) cause to become equal or homogeneous as by mixing
  3. (v) break up the fat globules of

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In the short run, industrialization and economic competition may bring further strains, but in the long run, the machine does homogenize people.
  2. Fanatical hatred tends to homogenize characters while removing their interesting elements.
  3. The Piedmont gives the state much of its new characteraggressiveness, prosperity, a willingness to homogenize its traditions in search of the economic mainstream.

Quotes

  1. "I think it's a great move and it's a big move for the organization," said manager Joe Maddon. "When you're attempting to homogenize your fundamentals or your teaching concepts, it's just so important to have everybody together, and that to...
    on Aug 20, 2007 By: Joe Maddon Source: Tampa Tribune

  2. "The need now is to homogenize the news," Bennett said.
    on Jul 30, 2004 By: Clay Bennett Source: CNN

  3. "In our efforts to homogenize," Fierstein says, "we've dumbed down gay culture."
    on Apr 28, 2004 By: Harvey Fierstein Source: Seattle Times

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