Liberalize Lib"er*al*ize (l[i^]b"[~e]r*al*[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Liberalized} (-[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Liberalizing} (-[imac]`z[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. lib['e]raliser.] To make liberal; to free from narrow views or prejudices; to make less strict. [1913 Webster]

To open and to liberalize the mind. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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