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win·ter·ize

 (wĭn′tə-rīz′)
tr.v. win·ter·ized, win·ter·iz·ing, win·ter·iz·es
To prepare or equip (an automobile or house, for example) for winter weather.

win′ter·i·za′tion (-tĕr-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

winterize

(ˈwɪntəˌraɪz) or

winterise

vb
(Physical Geography) (tr) US and Canadian to prepare (a house, car, etc) to withstand winter conditions
ˌwinteriˈzation, ˌwinteriˈsation n

win•ter•ize

(ˈwɪn təˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to prepare (something) by various measures to be functional in or to withstand cold weather.
[1925–30]
win`ter•i•za′tion, n.
win′ter•iz`er, n.

winterize


Past participle: winterized
Gerund: winterizing

Imperative
winterize
winterize
Present
I winterize
you winterize
he/she/it winterizes
we winterize
you winterize
they winterize
Preterite
I winterized
you winterized
he/she/it winterized
we winterized
you winterized
they winterized
Present Continuous
I am winterizing
you are winterizing
he/she/it is winterizing
we are winterizing
you are winterizing
they are winterizing
Present Perfect
I have winterized
you have winterized
he/she/it has winterized
we have winterized
you have winterized
they have winterized
Past Continuous
I was winterizing
you were winterizing
he/she/it was winterizing
we were winterizing
you were winterizing
they were winterizing
Past Perfect
I had winterized
you had winterized
he/she/it had winterized
we had winterized
you had winterized
they had winterized
Future
I will winterize
you will winterize
he/she/it will winterize
we will winterize
you will winterize
they will winterize
Future Perfect
I will have winterized
you will have winterized
he/she/it will have winterized
we will have winterized
you will have winterized
they will have winterized
Future Continuous
I will be winterizing
you will be winterizing
he/she/it will be winterizing
we will be winterizing
you will be winterizing
they will be winterizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been winterizing
you have been winterizing
he/she/it has been winterizing
we have been winterizing
you have been winterizing
they have been winterizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been winterizing
you will have been winterizing
he/she/it will have been winterizing
we will have been winterizing
you will have been winterizing
they will have been winterizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been winterizing
you had been winterizing
he/she/it had been winterizing
we had been winterizing
you had been winterizing
they had been winterizing
Conditional
I would winterize
you would winterize
he/she/it would winterize
we would winterize
you would winterize
they would winterize
Past Conditional
I would have winterized
you would have winterized
he/she/it would have winterized
we would have winterized
you would have winterized
they would have winterized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.winterize - prepare for winter; "winterize cars"; "winterize your houses"
gear up, prepare, ready, set, fix, set up - make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
summerise, summerize - prepare for summer; "summerize your car"; "summerize a house"
Translations

winterize

[ˈwɪntəraɪz] VT (US) → adaptar para el invierno

winterize

vt (US) → winterfest machen
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Boat safety measure In 2016, a Capital Gazette article reported, Matthew McHale entered a boat that had already been shrink-wrapped so he could winterize it.
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Six chapter members volunteered to winterize homes for the elderly and homebound in order to make the homes safer and more energy-efficient.
Each boat may vary as to what needs to be done to winterize it.
The food-grade facility will include state-of-the-art processing equipment and controls that will allow the company to refine, bleach, winterize and deodorize its menhaden fish oil and will more than triple the company's existing refined fish oil production capacity.
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