ironize

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i·ron·ize

 (ī′rə-nīz′)
v. i·ron·ized, i·ron·iz·ing, i·ron·iz·es
v.tr.
To make ironic in effect: The actor ironized his performance of the speech.
v.intr.
To use irony.

ironize

(ˈaɪrəˌnaɪz) or

ironise

vb
1. (intr) to use or indulge in irony
2. (tr) to make ironic or use ironically
ˈironist n

ironize


Past participle: ironized
Gerund: ironizing

Imperative
ironize
ironize
Present
I ironize
you ironize
he/she/it ironizes
we ironize
you ironize
they ironize
Preterite
I ironized
you ironized
he/she/it ironized
we ironized
you ironized
they ironized
Present Continuous
I am ironizing
you are ironizing
he/she/it is ironizing
we are ironizing
you are ironizing
they are ironizing
Present Perfect
I have ironized
you have ironized
he/she/it has ironized
we have ironized
you have ironized
they have ironized
Past Continuous
I was ironizing
you were ironizing
he/she/it was ironizing
we were ironizing
you were ironizing
they were ironizing
Past Perfect
I had ironized
you had ironized
he/she/it had ironized
we had ironized
you had ironized
they had ironized
Future
I will ironize
you will ironize
he/she/it will ironize
we will ironize
you will ironize
they will ironize
Future Perfect
I will have ironized
you will have ironized
he/she/it will have ironized
we will have ironized
you will have ironized
they will have ironized
Future Continuous
I will be ironizing
you will be ironizing
he/she/it will be ironizing
we will be ironizing
you will be ironizing
they will be ironizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ironizing
you have been ironizing
he/she/it has been ironizing
we have been ironizing
you have been ironizing
they have been ironizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ironizing
you will have been ironizing
he/she/it will have been ironizing
we will have been ironizing
you will have been ironizing
they will have been ironizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ironizing
you had been ironizing
he/she/it had been ironizing
we had been ironizing
you had been ironizing
they had been ironizing
Conditional
I would ironize
you would ironize
he/she/it would ironize
we would ironize
you would ironize
they would ironize
Past Conditional
I would have ironized
you would have ironized
he/she/it would have ironized
we would have ironized
you would have ironized
they would have ironized
Translations

ironize

vtiironisieren
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