odorize

[ oh-duh-rahyz ]
/ ˈoʊ dəˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), o·dor·ized, o·dor·iz·ing.

to make odorous; add scent to: to odorize natural gas to make leaks detectable.

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Also especially British, o·dor·ise .

Origin of odorize

First recorded in 1880–85; odor + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM odorize

o·dor·iz·er, noun
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