odorize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1884 to make odorous ; scent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • odorize — odorizer, n. /oh deuh ruyz /, v.t., odorized, odorizing. to make odorous; add scent to: to odorize natural gas to make leaks detectable. Also, esp. Brit., odorise. [1880 85; ODOR + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • odorize — verb To add odor See Also: odorizer …   Wiktionary

  • odorize — odor·ize …   English syllables

  • odorize — o•dor•ize [[t]ˈoʊ dəˌraɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing cvb to make odorous …   From formal English to slang

  • odorize — verb cause to smell or be smelly • Syn: ↑odourise, ↑scent • Ant: ↑deodourise (for: ↑odourise), ↑deodorize • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • odorized — odorize (Amer.) v. perfume, spray with perfume, cause to have a pleasant smell (also odorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • odorizes — odorize (Amer.) v. perfume, spray with perfume, cause to have a pleasant smell (also odorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • odourise — verb cause to smell or be smelly • Syn: ↑odorize, ↑scent • Ant: ↑deodourise, ↑deodorize (for: ↑odorize) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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