Definitions for sensitizeˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪz

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  1. sensitize, sensitise, sensify, sensibilize, sensibilise(verb)

    make sensitive or aware

    "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"

  2. sensitize, sensitise(verb)

    cause to sense; make sensitive

    "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine"

  3. sensitize, sensitise(verb)

    make sensitive to a drug or allergen

    "Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen"

  4. sensitize, sensitise(verb)

    make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion

    "sensitize the photographic film"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. sensitize(Verb)

    To become increasingly aware of, in a concerned or sensitive way.

    Ever since the burglary, we've been more sensitized to home security issues.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Sensitize(verb)

    to render sensitive, or susceptible of being easily acted on by the actinic rays of the sun; as, sensitized paper or plate

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