|1.||[ verb ] act in a vulgar manner|
"The drunkard tends to vulgarize"
|2.||[ verb ] debase and make vulgar|
"The Press has vulgarized Love and Marriage"
|Related terms:||change vulgarisation|
|3.||[ verb ] cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use|
|Synonyms:||generalise generalize popularise vulgarise popularize|
"They popularized coffee in Washington State" "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"
|Related terms:||circulate go_around popularise popularization populariser|