Definition of Hospitalize

1. Verb. Admit into a hospital. "Mother had to be hospitalized because her blood pressure was too high"




Definition of Hospitalize

1. v. t. To render (a building) unfit for habitation, by long continued use as a hospital.

Definition of Hospitalize

1. Verb. To send to hospital; to admit (a person) to hospital. ¹

2. Verb. (medicine archaic) To render (a building) unfit for habitation, by long continued use as a hospital. ¹

3. Verb. (context: of an injury, illness, event, or person) To cause (a person) to require hospitalization. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hospitalize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

Medical Definition of Hospitalize

1. To render (a building) unfit for habitation, by long continued use as a hospital. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hospitalize

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hospitalisations
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hospitality
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hospitalization
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hospitalize (current term)
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Literary usage of Hospitalize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association (1921)
"Even though we were to forcibly hospitalize those who must make their living ... It may not be feasible to hospitalize all, even all in the infective stages ..."

2. A Textbook of bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Hans Zinsser, Frederick Fuller Russell (1922)
"It will probably be impossible to hospitalize all infectious cases of venereal diseases because, unfortunately from the public-health point of view, ..."

3. Democracy in Reconstruction by Frederick Albert Cleveland, Joseph Schafer (1919)
"hospitalize all contagious cases. Every city should be prepared to hospitalize all cases of contagious disease. Effective segregation cannot be maintained ..."

4. Empowering Families, Helping Adolescents: Family-Centered Treatment of edited by Wendy Snyder (1996)
"Acting on this basis, professionals may hospitalize a youngster, not for treatment, ... Disruption is inevitable and is often a reason not to hospitalize. ..."

5. The Treatment and prophylaxis of syphilis by Alfred Fournier, George Miller MacKee (1907)
"It is obvious that the most effective means of diminishing the number of syphilitic contaminations is to hospitalize every patient affected with contagious ..."

6. Criminalizing the Seriously Mentally Ill: The Abuse of Jails As Mental Hospitals by Edwin Fuller Torrey, Public Citizens Health Research Group (2002)
"... system in the first two years following California's 1968 change in laws which made it more difficult to involuntarily hospitalize the mentally ill. ..."

7. Managed Care: Advances in Financing edited by Linda F. Wolf (1998)
"Because it makes no distinction by source of diagnosis, it avoids incentives to hospitalize, and it does not reward coding proliferation because it pays ..."

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