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VERB (3)

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);
[syn: oxygenize, oxygenise]

2. dehydrogenate with oxygen;
[syn: oxygenize, oxygenise]

3. impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen;
- Example: "oxygenate blood"
[syn: oxygenate, oxygenize, oxygenise, aerate]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

oxygenise v 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) [syn: oxygenize, oxygenise] 2: dehydrogenate with oxygen [syn: oxygenize, oxygenise] 3: impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen; "oxygenate blood" [syn: oxygenate, oxygenize, oxygenise, aerate]