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Verb: sanitize  'sa-ni,tIz
  1. Make sanitary by cleaning or sterilizing
    - sanitise [Brit], hygienize, hygienise [Brit]
     
  2. Make less offensive or more acceptable by removing objectionable features
    "sanitize a document before releasing it to the press";
    - sanitise [Brit]

Derived forms: sanitizes, sanitized, sanitizing

Type of: alter, change, clean, make clean, modify

Encyclopedia: Sanitize