anesthetize

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈniːs.θə.taɪz/, /æˈniːs.θə.taɪz/

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anesthetize (third-person singular simple present anesthetizes, present participle anesthetizing, simple past and past participle anesthetized)

  1. (transitive) To administer anesthesia to: to render unfeeling or unconscious through the use of narcotic substances, usually either alcohol or pharmaceutical drugs.
    Just prior to surgery the doctor will anesthetize him and he will sleep for four hours.

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Last modified on 13 January 2014, at 21:08