weatherize

[ weth-uh-rahyz ]
/ ˈwɛð əˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), weath·er·ized, weath·er·iz·ing.

to make (a house or other building) secure against cold or stormy weather, as by adding insulation, siding, and storm windows.

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Also especially British, weath·er·ise .

Origin of weatherize

First recorded in 1940–45; weather + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM weatherize

weath·er·i·za·tion, noun
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