eroticize


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e·rot·i·cize

 (ĭ-rŏt′ĭ-sīz′)
tr.v. e·rot·i·cized, e·rot·i·ciz·ing, e·rot·i·ciz·es
To make erotic.

e·rot′i·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.

eroticize

(ɪˈrɒtɪˌsaɪz) or

eroticise

vb
(tr) to regard or present in a sexual way
eˌroticiˈzation, eˌroticiˈsation n

e•rot•i•cize

(ɪˈrɒt əˌsaɪz)

v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
to render or make erotic.
[1910–15]
e•rot`i•ci•za′tion, n.

eroticize


Past participle: eroticized
Gerund: eroticizing

Imperative
eroticize
eroticize
Present
I eroticize
you eroticize
he/she/it eroticizes
we eroticize
you eroticize
they eroticize
Preterite
I eroticized
you eroticized
he/she/it eroticized
we eroticized
you eroticized
they eroticized
Present Continuous
I am eroticizing
you are eroticizing
he/she/it is eroticizing
we are eroticizing
you are eroticizing
they are eroticizing
Present Perfect
I have eroticized
you have eroticized
he/she/it has eroticized
we have eroticized
you have eroticized
they have eroticized
Past Continuous
I was eroticizing
you were eroticizing
he/she/it was eroticizing
we were eroticizing
you were eroticizing
they were eroticizing
Past Perfect
I had eroticized
you had eroticized
he/she/it had eroticized
we had eroticized
you had eroticized
they had eroticized
Future
I will eroticize
you will eroticize
he/she/it will eroticize
we will eroticize
you will eroticize
they will eroticize
Future Perfect
I will have eroticized
you will have eroticized
he/she/it will have eroticized
we will have eroticized
you will have eroticized
they will have eroticized
Future Continuous
I will be eroticizing
you will be eroticizing
he/she/it will be eroticizing
we will be eroticizing
you will be eroticizing
they will be eroticizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been eroticizing
you have been eroticizing
he/she/it has been eroticizing
we have been eroticizing
you have been eroticizing
they have been eroticizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been eroticizing
you will have been eroticizing
he/she/it will have been eroticizing
we will have been eroticizing
you will have been eroticizing
they will have been eroticizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been eroticizing
you had been eroticizing
he/she/it had been eroticizing
we had been eroticizing
you had been eroticizing
they had been eroticizing
Conditional
I would eroticize
you would eroticize
he/she/it would eroticize
we would eroticize
you would eroticize
they would eroticize
Past Conditional
I would have eroticized
you would have eroticized
he/she/it would have eroticized
we would have eroticized
you would have eroticized
they would have eroticized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.eroticize - give erotic character to or make more interesting; "eroticize the ads"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations
eroottistaaerotisoida

eroticize

[ɪˈrɒtɪsaɪz] VTerotizar

eroticize

vterotisieren
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