[loh-kuh-lahyz] /ˈloʊ kəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), localized, localizing.
to make ; fix in, or assign or restrict to, a particular place, , etc.
verb (used without object), localized, localizing.
to gather, collect, or concentrate in one .
to make or become local in attitude, behaviour, etc
(transitive) to restrict or confine (something) to a particular area or part
(transitive) to assign or ascribe to a particular region
1792, from local + -ize. Related: Localized; localizing.
localized lo·cal·ized (lō’kə-līzd’)
Restricted or limited to a specific part.
- Localized nodular tenosynovitis
localized nodular tenosynovitis n. See giant cell tumor of tendon sheath.
- Localized scleroderma
localized scleroderma n. See morphea.
- Localizing symptom
localizing symptom lo·cal·iz·ing symptom (lō’kə-lī’zĭng) n. A symptom indicating clearly the location of the diseased area.
- Local loan
noun 1. (in Britain) a loan issued by a local government authority