etherize

verb
ether·​ize | \ˈē-thə-ˌrīz \
etherized; etherizing

Definition of etherize 

transitive verb

1 : to treat or anesthetize with ether

2 : to make numb as if by anesthetizing

Other Words from etherize

etherization \ˌē-​thə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən \ noun
etherizer noun

First Known Use of etherize

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ether extract

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etherin

etherize

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etherophone

ethic

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etherize

transitive verb
ether·​ize
variants: or British etherise \ˈē-​thə-​ˌrīz \
etherized or British etherised; etherizing or British etherising

Medical Definition of etherize 

: to treat or anesthetize with ether

Other Words from etherize

etherization or British etherisation \ˌē-​thə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən \ noun

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