verb (used with object), lo·cal·ized, lo·cal·iz·ing.
- to make local; fix in, or assign or restrict to, a particular place, locality, etc.
verb (used without object), lo·cal·ized, lo·cal·iz·ing.
- to gather, collect, or concentrate in one locality.
- to make or become local in attitude, behaviour, etc
- (tr) to restrict or confine (something) to a particular area or part
- (tr) to assign or ascribe to a particular region
v.1792, from local + -ize. Related: Localized; localizing.