Definition of Oxidise

1. Verb. Add oxygen to or combine with oxygen.

Exact synonyms: Oxidate, Oxidize
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Change, Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Catabolise, Catabolize, Breathe
Related verbs: Oxidate, Oxidize, Rust
Derivative terms: Oxidation, Oxidative, Oxidant, Oxide, Oxidisation, Oxidiser, Oxidant, Oxide, Oxidization, Oxidizer
Antonyms: Deoxidise, Deoxidize



2. Verb. Enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide. "This metal oxidizes easily"
Exact synonyms: Oxidate, Oxidize
Generic synonyms: Change
Related verbs: Oxidate, Oxidize
Specialized synonyms: Rust
Derivative terms: Oxidation, Oxidative, Oxidisation, Oxidization

Definition of Oxidise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of oxidize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oxidise

1. to oxidize [v -DISED, -DISING, -DISES] - See also: oxidize

Medical Definition of Oxidise

1. To combine or cause an element or radical to combine with oxygen or to lose electrons. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxidise

oxidation state
oxidations
oxidative
oxidative metabolism
oxidative phosphorylation
oxidative stress
oxidatively
oxidator
oxidators
oxide
oxides
oxidic
oxidimetry
oxidisable
oxidisation
oxidise (current term)
oxidised
oxidised cellulose
oxidised glutathione
oxidiser
oxidisers
oxidises
oxidising
oxidizable
oxidization
oxidize
oxidized
oxidized LDL cholesterol
oxidized rhizosphere
oxidizement

Literary usage of Oxidise

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1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"... magnesia. per will oxidise and become coloured : then, by a small wooden point, the ramifications may be arranged at will, whilst the ñame of a taper, ..."

2. Collegium (1910)
"... the prolonged heating in the air i» liable to oxidise th« fatty matter» and thus cause the introduction of a further error of 110 mean proportion. ..."

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