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Definition 1: add oxygen to or combine with oxygen - [verb of change]

Synonyms for oxidize in the sense of this definition

(oxidize is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(oxidize is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of oxidize ) subject to catabolism

(... is a kind of oxidize ) reach full flavor by absorbing air and being let to stand after having been uncorked

"This rare Bordeaux must be allowed to breathe for at least 2 hours"

(oxidize has a similar meaning as ...) enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide

"This metal oxidizes easily"

(oxidize has a similar meaning as ...) become coated with oxide

(oxidize belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Definition 2: enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide - [verb of change]

Samples where oxidize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This metal oxidizes easily

Synonyms for oxidize in the sense of this definition

(oxidize is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of oxidize ) become coated with oxide

(oxidize has a similar meaning as ...) add oxygen to or combine with oxygen

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