deodorize

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verb de·odor·ize \dē-ˈō-də-ˌrīz\

Definition of deodorize

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to eliminate or prevent the offensive odor of

  3. 2 :  to make (something unpleasant or reprehensible) more acceptable <the movie deodorizes his scandalous career>

deodorization

play \-ˌō-də-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

deodorizer

noun

Examples of deodorize in a sentence

  1. We had the carpet cleaned and deodorized.

  2. <the propaganda film attempts to deodorize the dictator's history of human rights abuses>

1856

First Known Use of deodorize

1856


DEODORIZE Defined for English Language Learners

deodorize

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verb de·odor·ize \dē-ˈō-də-ˌrīz\

Definition of deodorize for English Language Learners

  • : to remove an unpleasant smell from (something)


DEODORIZE Defined for Kids

deodorize

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verb de·odor·ize \dē-ˈō-də-ˌrīz\

Definition of deodorize for Students

deodorized

deodorizing

  1. :  to remove odor and especially a bad smell from


Medical Dictionary

deodorize

transitive verb de·odor·ize

Medical Definition of deodorize

deodorized

or British

deodorised

;

deodorizing

or British

deodorising

  1. :  to eliminate or prevent the offensive odor of

deodorization

or British

deodorisation

\-ˌōd-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play noun

deodorizer

or British

deodoriser

noun

Variants of deodorize

or British

deodorise

\dē-ˈōd-ə-ˌrīz\play


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