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eb·on·ize

 (ĕb′ə-nīz′)
tr.v. eb·on·ized, eb·on·iz·ing, eb·on·iz·es
To stain black like ebony.
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ebonize

(ˈɛbəˌnaɪz) or

ebonise

vb
(Furniture) (tr) to stain or otherwise finish in imitation of ebony
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eb•on•ize

(ˈɛb əˌnaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to stain or finish black in imitation of ebony.
[1875–80]
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ebonize


Past participle: ebonized
Gerund: ebonizing

Imperative
ebonize
ebonize
Present
I ebonize
you ebonize
he/she/it ebonizes
we ebonize
you ebonize
they ebonize
Preterite
I ebonized
you ebonized
he/she/it ebonized
we ebonized
you ebonized
they ebonized
Present Continuous
I am ebonizing
you are ebonizing
he/she/it is ebonizing
we are ebonizing
you are ebonizing
they are ebonizing
Present Perfect
I have ebonized
you have ebonized
he/she/it has ebonized
we have ebonized
you have ebonized
they have ebonized
Past Continuous
I was ebonizing
you were ebonizing
he/she/it was ebonizing
we were ebonizing
you were ebonizing
they were ebonizing
Past Perfect
I had ebonized
you had ebonized
he/she/it had ebonized
we had ebonized
you had ebonized
they had ebonized
Future
I will ebonize
you will ebonize
he/she/it will ebonize
we will ebonize
you will ebonize
they will ebonize
Future Perfect
I will have ebonized
you will have ebonized
he/she/it will have ebonized
we will have ebonized
you will have ebonized
they will have ebonized
Future Continuous
I will be ebonizing
you will be ebonizing
he/she/it will be ebonizing
we will be ebonizing
you will be ebonizing
they will be ebonizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ebonizing
you have been ebonizing
he/she/it has been ebonizing
we have been ebonizing
you have been ebonizing
they have been ebonizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ebonizing
you will have been ebonizing
he/she/it will have been ebonizing
we will have been ebonizing
you will have been ebonizing
they will have been ebonizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ebonizing
you had been ebonizing
he/she/it had been ebonizing
we had been ebonizing
you had been ebonizing
they had been ebonizing
Conditional
I would ebonize
you would ebonize
he/she/it would ebonize
we would ebonize
you would ebonize
they would ebonize
Past Conditional
I would have ebonized
you would have ebonized
he/she/it would have ebonized
we would have ebonized
you would have ebonized
they would have ebonized
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ebonize - stain black to make it look like ebony
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
stain - color with a liquid dye or tint; "Stain this table a beautiful walnut color"; "people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"
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Q: What does it mean to ebonize a piece of furniture?
Dad also built the maple kitchen cabinets while Andy experimented with stains to ebonize them raspberry and chartreuse.
You can ebonize any wood that has a grain that you want to pop through the color.