[ sak-uh-rahyz ]

verb (used with object),sac·cha·rized, sac·cha·riz·ing.
  1. to convert into sugar; saccharify.

  2. to convert (the starches in grain) to fermentable sugars during mashing.

Origin of saccharize

First recorded in 1755–65; sacchar- + -ize
  • Also especially British, sac·cha·rise .

Other words from saccharize

  • sac·cha·ri·za·tion, noun

Words Nearby saccharize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023