Thesaurus

sanitize

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of sanitize

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about sanitize

Time Traveler for sanitize Time Traveler

The first known use of sanitize was in 1836

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Sanitize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sanitize. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on sanitize

Dictionary: Definition of sanitize

Medical Dictionary: Definition of sanitize

Nglish: Translation of sanitize for Spanish Speakers

Comments on sanitize

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Who Knew?

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

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!