HyperDic: sensitise

English > 4 senses of the word sensitise:
VERBperceptionsensitise, sensitizecause to sense
changesensitise, sensitizemake sensitive to a drug or allergen
changesensitise, sensitizemake (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating / coating it with a photographic emulsion
changesensitise, sensitize, sensify, sensibilize, sensibilisemake sensitive or aware
English > sensitise: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningCause to sense; make sensitive / sensitive.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsensitize
Cause tofeel, senseperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
Narrowerphotosensitize, photosensitisemake (an organism or substance) sensitive to the influence of radiant energy and especially light
stimulate, excite, stirStir feelings in
Oppositedesensitize, desensitiseCause not to be sensitive
Spanishsensibilizar
Catalansensibilitzar
English > sensitise: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake sensitive to a drug or allergen.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsensitize
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Nounssensitisationrendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
sensitisationthe state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
sensitiser(chemistry) a substance other than a catalyst that facilitates the start of a catalytic reaction
English > sensitise: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating / coating it with a photographic emulsion.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsensitize
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Nounssensitiser(chemistry) a substance other than a catalyst that facilitates the start of a catalytic reaction
English > sensitise: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningmake sensitive or aware.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymssensitize, sensify, sensibilize, sensibilise
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedesensitize, desensitisemake insensitive
Spanishconcienciar, sensibilizar
Catalansensibilitzar

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