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Overview of verb sensitize

The verb sensitize has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) sensitize, sensitise, sensify, sensibilize, sensibilise

(make sensitive or aware; "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs")

2. sensitize, sensitise

(cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine")

3. sensitize, sensitise

(make sensitive to a drug or allergen; "Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen")

4. sensitize, sensitise

(make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion; "sensitize the photographic film") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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