Popularize



to make :
to popularize a dance.
Contemporary Examples

During that time, his efforts to popularize it did not make him any friends.
How to Save a Million Lives Joshua Robinson October 12, 2010

Historical Examples

Twilight Park, being the resort of literary people and their friends, did much to popularize log houses with city people.
Shelters, Shacks and Shanties D.C. Beard

But vain to popularize profundities, and all truth is profound.
Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville

Their chief work has been to popularize some of the French ideas.
Violence and the Labor Movement Robert Hunter

For his main object was to popularize the views which he put forward.
History of Civilization in England, Vol. 2 of 3 Henry Thomas Buckle

On the other hand it undoubtedly did much to popularize the Bible, and was bitterly attacked by the Jesuits on that ground.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6 Various

And what are the ideas which “Hard Times” is thus intended to popularize?
Life of Charles Dickens Frank Marzials

It is said that Scott was one of the first to popularize the planting spirit.
Abbotsford Anonymous

An attempt has been made to popularize the doctrine by introducing it into the light literature of the Continent.
Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws James Buchanan

The pense-writers serve to stimulate or to popularize the philosophers.
Amiel’s Journal Henri-Frdric Amiel

verb (transitive)
to make popular; make attractive to the general public
to make or cause to become easily understandable or acceptable
v.

“to make a complex topic intelligible to the people,” 1833, from popular + -ize. Earlier “to cater to popular taste” (1590s); “to make popular” (1797). Related: Popularized; popularizing.

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