transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1706 archaic to make sober

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  • Soberize — So ber*ize, v. t. & i. To sober. [R.] Crabbe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soberize — /soh beuh ruyz /, v., soberized, soberizing. v.t. 1. to make sober. v.i. 2. Archaic. to become sober. Also, esp. Brit., soberise. [1700 10; SOBER + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • soberize — so·ber·ize …   English syllables

  • soberize — ˈsōbəˌrīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: sober (I) + ize transitive verb : to make sober the honor you have done me has its soberizing qualifications Times Literary Supplement in …   Useful english dictionary

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