- to place in a hospital for medical care or observation: The doctor hospitalized grandfather as soon as she checked his heart.
Also especially British, hos·pi·tal·ise.
Origin of hospitalize
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One of the shooting victims has already been sent home, while the other two are still currently hospitalized.What We Know About the FSU Shooter
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“I was hospitalized for two or three days waiting for the swelling to disappear,” he recalled.
After the game he was hospitalized with what he thought was a minor injury.
They were hospitalized and their car was in a garage being fixed.The Biography of a Rabbit
Your supporters are hospitalized by jackboot thugs for sticking up for you.Makers
One of the engineering crew, Detmar, had to be hospitalized.The Secret of the Ninth Planet
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More than a thousand nurses are now hospitalized, and part of this is due to overwork.State of the Union Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Probably the most difficult experience if you are hospitalized for a psychiatric condition is leaving, not entering, the hospital.When You Don't Know Where to Turn
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- (tr) to admit or send (a person) into a hospital
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Word Origin and History for hospitalized
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