anesthetize anesthetize v. 1. 1 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]

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  • Anaesthetize — An*[ae]s the*tize, v. t. (Med.) To render insensible by an an[ae]sthetic. Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anaesthetize — (v.) 1848, from Gk. anaisthetos (see ANAESTHESIA (Cf. anaesthesia)) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Anaesthetized; anaesthetizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • anaesthetize — (Amer.) an·aes·the·tize || æ niːsθətaɪz v. administer anesthetics, make unconscious, render insensible, reduce sensitivity to pain (also anaesthetise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anaesthetize — (also anaesthetise, US anesthetize) ► VERB ▪ administer an anaesthetic to. DERIVATIVES anaesthetization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • anaesthetize — UK [əˈniːsθətaɪz] / US [əˈnesθəˌtaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms anaesthetize : present tense I/you/we/they anaesthetize he/she/it anaesthetizes present participle anaesthetizing past tense anaesthetized past participle anaesthetized to give… …   English dictionary

  • anaesthetize — anaesthetization, n. /euh nes thi tuyz / or, esp. Brit., /euh nees /, v.t., anaesthetized, anaesthetizing. anesthetize. Also, esp. Brit., anaesthetise. * * * …   Universalium

  • anaesthetize — a|naes|the|tize also anaesthetise BrE anesthetize AmE [əˈni:sθıtaız US əˈnes ] v [T] to give someone an anaesthetic so that they do not feel pain …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • anaesthetize — a|naes|the|tize [ ə nesθə,taız ] another spelling of anesthetize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • anaesthetize — [[t]əni͟ːsθətaɪz[/t]] anaesthetizes, anaesthetizing, anaesthetized (The spellings anesthetize in American English, and anaesthetise in British English are also used.) 1) VERB When a doctor or other trained person anaesthetizes a patient, they… …   English dictionary

  • anaesthetize — also ise BrE anesthetize AmE verb (T) to give someone an anaesthetic so that they do not feel pain …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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