sanitate

verb
san·​i·​tate | \ ˈsa-nə-ˌtāt \
sanitated; sanitating

Definition of sanitate

transitive verb

: to make sanitary especially by providing with sanitary appliances or facilities

First Known Use of sanitate

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sanitate

back-formation from sanitation

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The first known use of sanitate was in 1882

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sanitate

transitive verb
san·​i·​tate | \ ˈsan-ə-ˌtāt \
sanitated; sanitating

Medical Definition of sanitate

: to make sanitary especially by providing with sanitary appliances or facilities epidemics which occurred in areas which had not been sanitated

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