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English verb: pressurize

1. pressurize (change) increase the pressure on a gas or liquid


Synonymspressurise, supercharge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

2. pressurize (change) maintain a certain pressure


SamplesThe airplane cabin is pressurized.
Pressurize a space suit.


Synonymspressurise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hold, keep, maintain

3. pressurize (change) increase the pressure in or of


SamplesThe captain will pressurize the cabin for the passengers' comfort.


Synonymspressurise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set


Antonymsdepressurise, depressurize, decompress









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