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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sur-kyuh-luh-rahyz]
    • /ˈsɜr kyə ləˌraɪz/
    • /ˈsɜː.kjʊ.lə.raɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sur-kyuh-luh-rahyz]
    • /ˈsɜr kyə ləˌraɪz/

Definitions of circularize word

  • verb circularize to distribute circulars to 3
  • verb circularize to canvass or petition (people), as for support, votes, etc, by distributing letters, etc 3
  • verb circularize to make circular 3
  • verb transitive circularize to make circular; make round 3
  • verb transitive circularize to send circulars to 3
  • verb transitive circularize to canvass as for opinions or support 3

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Origin of circularize

First appearance:

before 1790
One of the 43% newest English words
First recorded in 1790-1800; circular + -ize

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Parts of speech for Circularize


circularize popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

circularize usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for circularize

verb circularize

  • disclose — to make known; reveal or uncover: to disclose a secret.
  • reveal — to make known; disclose; divulge: to reveal a secret.
  • communicate — to impart (knowledge) or exchange (thoughts, feelings, or ideas) by speech, writing, gestures, etc
  • proclaim — to announce or declare in an official or formal manner: to proclaim war.
  • tout — to solicit business, employment, votes, or the like, importunately.

Antonyms for circularize

verb circularize

  • conceal — If you conceal something, you cover it or hide it carefully.
  • hide — Informal. to administer a beating to; thrash.
  • withhold — to hold back; restrain or check.
  • suppress — to put an end to the activities of (a person, body of persons, etc.): to suppress the Communist and certain left-leaning parties.
  • bottle up — If you bottle up strong feelings, you do not express them or show them, especially when this makes you tense or angry.

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