winterize

verb win·ter·ize \ ˈwin-tə-ˌrīz \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of winterize

winterized; winterizing
transitive verb
:to make ready for winter or winter use and especially resistant or proof against winter weather
  • winterize a car

winterization

play \ˌwin-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of winterize in a Sentence

  1. They are winterizing their cars by adding antifreeze and putting on snow tires.

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First Known Use of winterize

1934


WINTERIZE Defined for English Language Learners

winterize

verb

Definition of winterize for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something) able to resist the effects of winter weather


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