fluoridize

transitive verb
flu·o·ri·dize
variants: or British fluoridise \-ə-ˌdīz \
fluoridized or British fluoridised; fluoridizing or British fluoridising

Medical Definition of fluoridize 

: to treat (as the teeth) with a fluoride

Learn More about fluoridize

Share fluoridize

Comments on fluoridize

What made you want to look up fluoridize? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!