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Definition of 'crystalize'

Verb

  1. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
       Synonyms: clear clear up shed light on crystallize crystallise crystalise straighten out sort out enlighten illuminate elucidate
  2. cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form; "crystallize minerals"
       Synonyms: crystallize crystallise crystalise
  3. assume crystalline form; become crystallized
       Synonyms: crystallize crystalise effloresce
  4. cause to take on a definite and clear shape; "He tried to crystallize his thoughts"
       Synonyms: crystallize crystallise crystalise


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