What does the word popularize mean?

Usage examples for popularize

  1. He regarded it as a duty to popularize as much as possible the work done at the Observatory, and to take the public into his confidence. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  2. We are obliged to do the same with poetry, if we popularize it. – Romance Island by Zona Gale
  3. The misfortunes had continued, and at the beginning of the century a crisis was reached, and Pickering's tried hard to popularize itself, thereby doing violence to its feelings. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett