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Verb: anesthetize  u'nes-thu,tIz
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: anaesthetize)
  1. Administer an anesthetic drug to
    "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"; "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth";
    - anaesthetize [Brit, Cdn], anesthetise [Brit], anaesthetise [Brit], put under, put out

Derived forms: anesthetized, anesthetizes, anesthetizing

Type of: dose, drug

Antonym: bring to

Encyclopedia: Anesthetize