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

4 senses of vaporize

Sense 1
zap, vaporize -- (kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting; "in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens")
       => kill -- (cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays")

Sense 2
gasify, vaporize, vaporise, aerify -- (turn into gas; "The substance gasified")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

Sense 3
evaporate, vaporize, vaporise -- (lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue; "evaporate milk")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

Sense 4
vanish, fly, vaporize -- (decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized")
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

Antonyms of adj vaporized

1 sense of vaporized

Sense 1
gasified, vaporized, vapourised, volatilized, volatilised -- (converted into a gas or vapor)

INDIRECT (VIA liquid, gaseous) -> solid -- (of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state")
INDIRECT (VIA gaseous, solid) -> liquid -- (existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances")

Similarity of adj vaporized

1 sense of vaporized

Sense 1
gasified, vaporized, vapourised, volatilized, volatilised -- (converted into a gas or vapor)
       => gaseous (vs. solid) (vs. liquid) -- (existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state")

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