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Verb: oxygenize  'ók-si-ju,nIz
  1. Change (a compound) by increasing the proportion of the electronegative part; or change (an element or ion) from a lower to a higher positive valence: remove one or more electrons from (an atom, ion, or molecule)
    - oxygenise [Brit]
     
  2. Dehydrogenate with oxygen
    - oxygenise [Brit]
     
  3. Impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen
    "oxygenize blood";
    - oxygenate, oxygenise [Brit], aerate

Derived forms: oxygenizes, oxygenized, oxygenizing

Type of: alter, change, dehydrogenate, modify, process, treat