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Synonym of Sensitize

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sensitize

Verb
1. make sensitive or aware; "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"
(synonym) sensitise, sensify, sensibilize, sensibilise
(antonym) desensitize, desensitise
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(derivation) sensitization, sensitisation
2. cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine"
(synonym) sensitise
(antonym) desensitize, desensitise
(hyponym) photosensitize, photosensitise
(cause) feel, sense
3. make sensitive to a drug or allergen; "Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen"
(synonym) sensitise
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(derivation) sensitizer, sensitiser
4. make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion; "sensitize the photographic film"
(synonym) sensitise
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(classification) photography, picture taking

  
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