• WordNet 3.6
    • v communalize make something the property of the commune or community
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • communalize To render communal; to convert into municipal property, as water-works, street railroads, etc.
    • communalize To convert to a belief in communal ownership and initiative.
    • ***


  • Justin Kaplan
    Justin Kaplan
    “Television, despite its enormous presence, turns out to have added pitifully few lines to the communal memory.”
  • Robert Brustein
    Robert Brustein
    “Theatergoing is a communal act, movie going a solitary one.”


In literature:

At this time the first communal palace was built.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
The third factor in communal husbandry is progress.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
There they built under the projecting cliffs the large communal houses, where they dwelt for a long period of time.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
As a rule, grand-parents, parents and children lived under one roof, in communal household.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
They likewise advocated communal marriage.
"The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races" by Sanger Brown, II
The epic has dealt always with a struggle, at once human and divine, to establish a great communal cause.
"Materials and Methods of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
They are skilful fishermen, and live in large communal houses.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
They dwell in communal houses, and live chiefly by hunting.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
Powell gives an interesting account of their communal life.
"The Position of Woman in Primitive Society" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
But the more direct and efficient way to help the individual to realize his relation to communal right living is through education.
"Euthenics, the science of controllable environment" by Ellen H. Richards

In news:

As the reader's cheeks flame red, the audience members can feel their own embarrassment being burned in the communal fire — which had better be pretty damn hot to purge memories of the eighth grade.
Smoking weed, or ganja, as many Jamaicans call it, creates peaceful feelings and communal harmony, Rastas believe.
The six members of the Buntport Theater Company like taking up strange facts, historical anomalies and odd and eccentric bits of information and working them into their communally created plays.
Some crave the communal solitude of the cinema.
On August 10 this year, during clashes between Africans and Indians around Durban, South Africa, a mob invaded Phoenix Estate, the communal settlement founded by Gandhi, burning and looting.
A Showpiece of Communal Living in Berlin.
As they queue to fill water jugs from a rusty communal tap, the women of Njoro can't help but gawk at the odd scene across the road.
It's dimmer and cozier, but the communal table and the "Philippe-Starck-does-Cape Cod" vibe remain.
Its theme, identical to Vagabond 's, was that all the diners would eat from the same communal pot.
San Francisco was where I first learned to gasp and grasp at the possibilities of radical queer self-invention and communal care.
Herald News Photo Dave Souza The communal farm at 450 Old Fall River Road in Dartmouth, from which 49 cows belonging to Ahmed Mahmoud were stolen last week.
A bar was setup under a communal tent making the experience more comfortable .
It is, as intended, a communal celebration of family and friends.
The United States has become a nation of cynics , and our communal distrust is deepening daily.
Roosters are also communal creatures so 2005 promises to be a lucky one for joint ventures.

In science:

Formal Treatment of Certificate Revocation Under Communal Access Control. in IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. 2001. D.
A Community Authorization Service for Group Collaboration
Hoover, W. G. & Ree, F. H. Melting Transition and Communal Entropy for Hard Spheres . J.
Glass transition and random packing in the hard sphere system
Ree, Melting transition and communal entropy for hard spheres, J.
Random close packing of granular matter
Levy: CloudViews: Communal Data Sharing in Public Clouds.
Cloud and the City: Facilitating Flexible Access Control over Data Streams
However this focus on individual elements is at odds with the communal spirit of the theory of ideals, in which pairs of collections of elements (ideals) are composed with a uniform result.
Real Algebraic Number Theory II. Ideological Arithmetic