Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb oxygenise

3 senses of oxygenise

Sense 1
oxygenize, oxygenise -- (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))
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
oxygenize, oxygenise -- (dehydrogenate with oxygen)
       => dehydrogenate -- (remove hydrogen from)

Sense 3
oxygenate, oxygenize, oxygenise, aerate -- (impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen; "oxygenate blood")
       => process, treat -- (subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill")

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