HyperDic: vaporize

English > 4 senses of the word vaporize:
VERBcontactvaporize, zapkill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
changevaporize, gasify, vaporise, aerifyturn into gas
changevaporize, evaporate, vaporiselose or cause to lose liquid / liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
changevaporize, vanish, flydecrease rapidly and disappear
vaporize > pronunciation
Soundsvey'peray.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > vaporize: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningkill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens"
Synonymzap
BroaderkillCause to die
English > vaporize: 4 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningTurn into gas.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsgasify, vaporise, aerify
Narrowersublime, sublimatechange or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishevaporar, gasificar, vaporizar
Catalanevaporar, gasificar, vaporitzar-se
Adjectivesvaporizable(used of substances) capable of being volatilized
Nounsvapora visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
vaporization, vaporthe process of becoming a vapor
English > vaporize: 4 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningLose or cause to lose liquid / liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe water vaporizes; They vaporize the water
Synonymsevaporate, vaporise
Entailed bysublime, sublimatevaporize and then condense right back again
Narrowertranspireexude water vapor
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishevaporarse, evaporar, vaporizar
Catalanevaporar-se, evaporar, vaporitzar
Adjectivesvaporizable(used of substances) capable of being volatilized
Nounsvapora visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
vaporization, vaporthe process of becoming a vapor
English > vaporize: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningdecrease rapidly and disappear.
PatternSomething ----s
Example "all my stock assets have vaporized"
Synonymsvanish, fly
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Similar tofly, fell, vanishpass away rapidly
Spanishdesaparecer, desvanecerse, evaporarse, volar
Catalandesaparèixer, volar

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