weaponize


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weap·on·ize

 (wĕp′ə-nīz′)
v. weap·on·ized, weap·on·iz·ing, weap·on·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To supply with weapons or deploy weapons in: weaponize outer space with lasers.
2.
a. To place or mount (an explosive or nuclear device, for example) on a missile or other delivery system.
b. To equip (a missile or other delivery system) with an explosive or other weapon.
3. To produce or refine (a substance or biological agent, for example) for use as a weapon.
v.intr.
To deploy missiles or other delivery systems equipped with weapons.

weap′on·i·za′tion (-ə-nĭ-;zā′shən) n.

weaponize

(ˈwɛpəˌnaɪz) or

weaponise

vb (tr)
(Military) to adapt (a chemical, bacillus, etc) in such a way that it can be used as a weapon

weaponize


Past participle: weaponized
Gerund: weaponizing

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.weaponize - make into or use as a weapon or a potential weapon; "Will modern physicists weaponize String Theory?"
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

weaponize

[ˈwɛpənaɪz] weaponise (British) vtutiliser à des fins militaires
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