anaesthetize

[ uh-nes-thi-tahyz or, especially British, uh-nees- ]
/ əˈnɛs θɪˌtaɪz or, especially British, əˈnis- /

verb (used with object), an·aes·the·tized, an·aes·the·tiz·ing.

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Also especially British, an·aes·the·tise .

OTHER WORDS FROM anaesthetize

an·aes·the·ti·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for anaesthetize

anaesthetize

anaesthetise or US anesthetize

/ (əˈniːsθəˌtaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to render insensible to pain by administering an anaesthetic

Derived forms of anaesthetize

anaesthetization, anaesthetisation or US anesthetization, noun
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