liberalize-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: Make liberal or more liberal, become more liberal, usually in terms of laws or rules.

The laws liberalized after Prohibition.
The EC liberalized capital movements.
We have a conflict between the desire to liberalize economically
and to retain political control.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: liberalize.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2