moisturize


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mois·tur·ize

 (mois′chə-rīz′)
tr.v. mois·tur·ized, mois·tur·iz·ing, mois·tur·iz·es
To add or restore moisture to: lotion that moisturizes the face.
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moisturize

(ˈmɔɪstʃəˌraɪz) or

moisturise

vb
(tr) to add or restore moisture to (the air, the skin, etc)
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mois•tur•ize

(ˈmɔɪs tʃəˌraɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to add or restore moisture to.
v.i.
2. to make something moist.
[1940–45]
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moisturize


Past participle: moisturized
Gerund: moisturizing

Imperative
moisturize
moisturize
Present
I moisturize
you moisturize
he/she/it moisturizes
we moisturize
you moisturize
they moisturize
Preterite
I moisturized
you moisturized
he/she/it moisturized
we moisturized
you moisturized
they moisturized
Present Continuous
I am moisturizing
you are moisturizing
he/she/it is moisturizing
we are moisturizing
you are moisturizing
they are moisturizing
Present Perfect
I have moisturized
you have moisturized
he/she/it has moisturized
we have moisturized
you have moisturized
they have moisturized
Past Continuous
I was moisturizing
you were moisturizing
he/she/it was moisturizing
we were moisturizing
you were moisturizing
they were moisturizing
Past Perfect
I had moisturized
you had moisturized
he/she/it had moisturized
we had moisturized
you had moisturized
they had moisturized
Future
I will moisturize
you will moisturize
he/she/it will moisturize
we will moisturize
you will moisturize
they will moisturize
Future Perfect
I will have moisturized
you will have moisturized
he/she/it will have moisturized
we will have moisturized
you will have moisturized
they will have moisturized
Future Continuous
I will be moisturizing
you will be moisturizing
he/she/it will be moisturizing
we will be moisturizing
you will be moisturizing
they will be moisturizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been moisturizing
you have been moisturizing
he/she/it has been moisturizing
we have been moisturizing
you have been moisturizing
they have been moisturizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been moisturizing
you will have been moisturizing
he/she/it will have been moisturizing
we will have been moisturizing
you will have been moisturizing
they will have been moisturizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been moisturizing
you had been moisturizing
he/she/it had been moisturizing
we had been moisturizing
you had been moisturizing
they had been moisturizing
Conditional
I would moisturize
you would moisturize
he/she/it would moisturize
we would moisturize
you would moisturize
they would moisturize
Past Conditional
I would have moisturized
you would have moisturized
he/she/it would have moisturized
we would have moisturized
you would have moisturized
they would have moisturized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.moisturize - make (more) humidmoisturize - make (more) humid; "We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house"
hydrate - cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to; "hydrate your skin"
moisten, dampen, wash - make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"
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Translations
zvlhčit
blødgørefugte
kosteuttaa
hidratál
halda raka; mÿkja
zvlhčiť
nemlendirmek

moisturize

[ˈmɔɪstʃəraɪz] VT [+ skin, face, hands] → hidratar
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moisturize

[ˈmɔɪstʃəraɪz] vt [+ skin] → hydrater
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

moisturize

vt skinmit einer Feuchtigkeitscreme behandeln; (cosmetic) → geschmeidig machen, Feuchtigkeit verleihen (+dat); airbefeuchten; moisturizing gloves/socks Handschuhe/Socken mit integrierter cremehaltiger Schicht
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

moisturize

[ˈmɔɪstʃəˌraɪz] vt (skin) → idratare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

moist

(moist) adjective
damp; slightly wet. moist, fertile soil.
ˈmoistly adverb
ˈmoistness noun
moisten (ˈmoisn) verb
to wet slightly. He moistened (= licked) his lips.
moisture (ˈmoistʃə) noun
(the quality of) dampness. This soil needs moisture.
ˈmoisturize, ˈmoisturise (-stʃə-) verb
to keep the moisture in (skin). This cream is used to moisturize the skin.
ˈmoisturizer, ˈmoisturiser noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

moisturize

vt humedecer, (skin) hidratar
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