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1. pressurize

verb. ['ˈprɛʃɝˌaɪz'] increase the pressure on a gas or liquid.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • pressurise
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pressure (English)

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Example sentences of the word pressurize


1. Verb, base form
Pump the handle of the spray bottle to pressurize the spray tank.

2. pressurize

verb. ['ˈprɛʃɝˌaɪz'] maintain a certain pressure.

Synonyms

  • pressurise
  • keep
  • hold

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pressure (English)

3. pressurize

verb. ['ˈprɛʃɝˌaɪz'] increase the pressure in or of.

Synonyms

  • set
  • pressurise
  • correct

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • decrease
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pressure (English)
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