What does vaporize mean?

Definitions for vaporizeˈveɪ pəˌraɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vaporize.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. zap, vaporize(verb)

    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"

  2. gasify, vaporize, vaporise, aerify(verb)

    turn into gas

    "The substance gasified"

  3. evaporate, vaporize, vaporise(verb)

    lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue

    "evaporate milk"

  4. vanish, fly, vaporize(verb)

    decrease rapidly and disappear

    "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"


  1. vaporize(Verb)

    Turn into vapour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaporize(verb)

    to convert into vapor, as by the application of heat, whether naturally or artificially

  2. Vaporize(verb)

    to pass off in vapor

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. vaporiser.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaporize in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaporize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jill Waibel:

    We're literally going to steam the scar tissue away, and those little, tiny holes where we vaporize the scar, the body will heal as normal skin.

  2. Michelle Gomez:

    It felt like a sweet victory, 'You can vaporize me but it's not gonna make me any different. I'm just gonna come back stronger.' A little different though, but she's definitely back with a vengeance.

  3. Dave Barry:

    We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count maybe 25 or 30 little scuzzball countries like Scotland that we could vaporize in seconds if we felt like it.

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