Sig"nal*ize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Signalized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Signalizing (?).] [From Signal, a.]
To make signal or eminent; to render distinguished from what is common; to distinguish.
It is this passion which drives men to all the ways we see in use of signalizing themselves.
To communicate with by means of a signal; as, a ship signalizes its consort.
To indicate the existence, presence, or fact of, by a signal; as, to signalize the arrival of a steamer.
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