What does oxidize mean?

Definitions for oxidizeˈɒk sɪˌdaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oxidise, oxidize, oxidate(verb)

    enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide

    "This metal oxidizes easily"

  2. oxidize, oxidise, oxidate(verb)

    add oxygen to or combine with oxygen


  1. oxidize(Verb)

    To combine with oxygen or otherwise make an oxide.

  2. oxidize(Verb)

    To increase the valence (or the positive charge) of an element by removing electrons.

  3. oxidize(Verb)

    To coat something with an oxide.

  4. oxidize(Verb)

    To become oxidized.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oxidize in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oxidize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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