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Definition 1: act in a vulgar manner - [verb of body]

Samples where vulgarize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The drunkard tends to vulgarize

Synonyms for vulgarize in the sense of this definition

(vulgarize is a kind of ...) behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

"You should act like an adult" "Don't behave like a fool" "What makes her do this way?" "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"

Definition 2: debase and make vulgar - [verb of change]

Samples where vulgarize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Press has vulgarized Love and Marriage

Synonyms for vulgarize in the sense of this definition

(vulgarize is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 3: cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use - [verb of communication]

Samples where vulgarize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They popularized coffee in Washington State
  • Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors

Synonyms for vulgarize in the sense of this definition

(vulgarize is a kind of ...) cause to become widely known

"spread information" "circulate a rumor" "broadcast the news"

(vulgarize has a similar meaning as ...) make understandable to the general public

"Carl Sagan popularized cosmology in his books"

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