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de·col·or·ize

 (dē-kŭl′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. de·col·or·ized, de·col·or·iz·ing, de·col·or·iz·es
To remove the color from.

de·col′or·i·za′tion (-kŭl′ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
de·col′or·iz′er n.

decolorize

or

decolorise

vb
(Colours) (tr) variants of decolour
deˌcoloriˈzation, deˌcoloriˈsation n

de•col•or•ize

(diˈkʌl əˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to remove the color from.
[1830–40]
de•col`or•i•za′tion, n.
de•col′or•iz`er, n.

decolorize


Past participle: decolorized
Gerund: decolorizing

Imperative
decolorize
decolorize
Present
I decolorize
you decolorize
he/she/it decolorizes
we decolorize
you decolorize
they decolorize
Preterite
I decolorized
you decolorized
he/she/it decolorized
we decolorized
you decolorized
they decolorized
Present Continuous
I am decolorizing
you are decolorizing
he/she/it is decolorizing
we are decolorizing
you are decolorizing
they are decolorizing
Present Perfect
I have decolorized
you have decolorized
he/she/it has decolorized
we have decolorized
you have decolorized
they have decolorized
Past Continuous
I was decolorizing
you were decolorizing
he/she/it was decolorizing
we were decolorizing
you were decolorizing
they were decolorizing
Past Perfect
I had decolorized
you had decolorized
he/she/it had decolorized
we had decolorized
you had decolorized
they had decolorized
Future
I will decolorize
you will decolorize
he/she/it will decolorize
we will decolorize
you will decolorize
they will decolorize
Future Perfect
I will have decolorized
you will have decolorized
he/she/it will have decolorized
we will have decolorized
you will have decolorized
they will have decolorized
Future Continuous
I will be decolorizing
you will be decolorizing
he/she/it will be decolorizing
we will be decolorizing
you will be decolorizing
they will be decolorizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decolorizing
you have been decolorizing
he/she/it has been decolorizing
we have been decolorizing
you have been decolorizing
they have been decolorizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decolorizing
you will have been decolorizing
he/she/it will have been decolorizing
we will have been decolorizing
you will have been decolorizing
they will have been decolorizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decolorizing
you had been decolorizing
he/she/it had been decolorizing
we had been decolorizing
you had been decolorizing
they had been decolorizing
Conditional
I would decolorize
you would decolorize
he/she/it would decolorize
we would decolorize
you would decolorize
they would decolorize
Past Conditional
I would have decolorized
you would have decolorized
he/she/it would have decolorized
we would have decolorized
you would have decolorized
they would have decolorized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.decolorize - remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
discolor - cause to lose or change color; "The detergent discolored my shirts"
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