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Oxidize

Ox´i`dize   Pronunciation: ǒks´ĭ`dīz
v. t.1.(Chem.) To combine with oxygen, or subject to the action of oxygen, or of an oxidizing agent.
[imp. & p. p. Oxidized (ǒks"ĭ*dīzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Oxidizing.]
Verb1.oxidize - enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide; "This metal oxidizes easily"
Synonyms: oxidate, oxidise
2.oxidize - add oxygen to or combine with oxygen
Synonyms: oxidise, oxidate
Antonyms:
deoxidise, deoxidize, reduce - to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
acetify, acidify, acidulate, alkalify, alkalize, blaze, blister, borate, brand, burn, burn in, burn off, canker, carbonate, cast, catalyze, cauterize, char, chemical, chlorinate, coal, corrode, crack, cupel, eat, eat away, eat into, electrolyze, erode, ferment, flame, found, gnaw, homopolymerize, hydrate, hydrogenate, hydroxylate, isomerize, nibble away, nitrate, oxidate, parch, pepsinate, peroxidize, phosphatize, polymerize, pyrolyze, reduce, rust, scorch, sear, singe, solder, sulfate, sulfatize, sulfonate, swinge, torrefy, vesicate, vulcanize, weld, work
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