Signalize Sig"nal*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Signalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Signalizing}.] [From {Signal}, a.] 1. To make signal or eminent; to render distinguished from what is common; to distinguish. [1913 Webster]

It is this passion which drives men to all the ways we see in use of signalizing themselves. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. To communicate with by means of a signal; as, a ship signalizes its consort. [1913 Webster]

3. To indicate the existence, presence, or fact of, by a signal; as, to signalize the arrival of a steamer. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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