[ suhm-uh-rahyz ]

verb (used with object),sum·mer·ized, sum·mer·iz·ing.
  1. to prepare (a house, car, etc.) so as to counteract the hot weather of summer: to summerize a house by adding air conditioning.

  2. to protect in hot weather for future use: to summerize a snowmobile.

Origin of summerize

First recorded in 1790–1800 (in the sense “to spend the summer”); and in 1860–70 for def. 1; summer1 + -ize
  • Also especially British, sum·mer·ise .

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