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VERB (2)

1. enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide;
- Example: "This metal oxidizes easily"
[syn: oxidise, oxidize, oxidate]

2. add oxygen to or combine with oxygen;
[syn: oxidize, oxidise, oxidate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oxidate \Ox"i*date\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Oxidated; p. pr. & vb. n. Oxidating.] [Cf. f. oxyder. See Oxide.] (Chem.) To oxidize. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

oxidate v 1: enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide; "This metal oxidizes easily" [syn: oxidise, oxidize, oxidate] 2: add oxygen to or combine with oxygen [syn: oxidize, oxidise, oxidate] [ant: deoxidise, deoxidize, reduce]