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Verb: secularise  'sek-yu-lu,rIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: secularize)
  1. Make secular and draw away from a religious orientation
    "Ataturk secularised Turkey";
    - secularize
     
  2. Transfer from ecclesiastical to civil possession, use, or control
    - desacralize, secularize, desacralise [Brit]

Derived forms: secularises, secularised, secularising

Type of: change state, transfer, turn