alcoholise

alcoholize

[al-kuh-haw-lahyz, -ho-]
verb (used with object), alcoholized, alcoholizing.
1.
to convert into an alcohol.
2.
to treat or saturate with an alcohol.
3.
to place under the influence of alcoholic beverages; make drunk; besot.
Also, especially British, alcoholise.


Origin:
1680–90; alcohol + -ize

alcoholization, noun
overalcoholize, verb (used with object), overalcoholized, overalcoholizing.
unalcoholized, adjective
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alcoholize or alcoholise (ˈælkəhɒˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to turn into alcoholic drink, as by fermenting or mixing with alcohol
 
alcoholise or alcoholise
 
vb
 
alcoholi'zation or alcoholise
 
n
 
alcoholi'sation or alcoholise
 
n

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