|1.||[ verb ] make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard|
|Synonyms:||normalise renormalise renormalize|
"normalize relations with China" "normalize the temperature" "normalize the spelling"
|Related terms:||change normalise standardization normaliser|
|2.||[ verb ] (metallurgy) anneal or toughen by a process of gradually heating and cooling|
|Related terms:||toughen temper|
|3.||[ verb ] become normal or return to its normal state|
"Let us hope that relations with this country will normalize soon"
|4.||[ verb ] (law) cause to conform to standard or norm|
"The weights and measures were standardized"
|Related terms:||regulate gauge standard criterion standard standardization standard standardiser|