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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. administer an anesthetic drug to;
- Example: "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"
- Example: "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth"
[syn: anesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put under, put out]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

anaesthetize \a*n[ae]s"the*tize\, anesthetize \a*nes"the*tize\, ([a^]n*[e^]s"th[-e]*t[imac]z), v. t. (Med.) To produce anesthesia by an an[ae]sthetic. --Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster + AS]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

anesthetize \anesthetize\ v. t. To cause to become unconscious by administration of an anaesthetic agent. [Also spelled anaesthetize.] Syn: put to sleep, put under, put out. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

anaesthetize v 1: administer an anesthetic drug to; "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"; "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth" [syn: anesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put under, put out] [ant: bring around, bring back, bring round, bring to]