Associations to the word «Polarize»

Wiktionary

POLARIZE, verb. (transitive) (US) To cause to have a polarization.
POLARIZE, verb. (transitive) (US) To cause a group to be divided into extremes.

Dictionary definition

POLARIZE, verb. Cause to vibrate in a definite pattern; "polarize light waves".
POLARIZE, verb. Cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions.
POLARIZE, verb. Become polarized in a conflict or contrasting situation.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats