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weap·on·ize

 (wĕp′ə-nīz′)
v. weap·on·ized, weap·on·iz·ing, weap·on·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To supply with weapons or deploy weapons in: weaponize outer space with lasers.
2.
a. To place or mount (an explosive or nuclear device, for example) on a missile or other delivery system.
b. To equip (a missile or other delivery system) with an explosive or other weapon.
3. To produce or refine (a substance or biological agent, for example) for use as a weapon.
v.intr.
To deploy missiles or other delivery systems equipped with weapons.

weap′on·i·za′tion (-ə-nĭ-;zā′shən) n.
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weaponize

(ˈwɛpəˌnaɪz) or

weaponise

vb (tr)
(Military) to adapt (a chemical, bacillus, etc) in such a way that it can be used as a weapon
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weaponize


Past participle: weaponized
Gerund: weaponizing

Imperative
weaponize
weaponize
Present
I weaponize
you weaponize
he/she/it weaponizes
we weaponize
you weaponize
they weaponize
Preterite
I weaponized
you weaponized
he/she/it weaponized
we weaponized
you weaponized
they weaponized
Present Continuous
I am weaponizing
you are weaponizing
he/she/it is weaponizing
we are weaponizing
you are weaponizing
they are weaponizing
Present Perfect
I have weaponized
you have weaponized
he/she/it has weaponized
we have weaponized
you have weaponized
they have weaponized
Past Continuous
I was weaponizing
you were weaponizing
he/she/it was weaponizing
we were weaponizing
you were weaponizing
they were weaponizing
Past Perfect
I had weaponized
you had weaponized
he/she/it had weaponized
we had weaponized
you had weaponized
they had weaponized
Future
I will weaponize
you will weaponize
he/she/it will weaponize
we will weaponize
you will weaponize
they will weaponize
Future Perfect
I will have weaponized
you will have weaponized
he/she/it will have weaponized
we will have weaponized
you will have weaponized
they will have weaponized
Future Continuous
I will be weaponizing
you will be weaponizing
he/she/it will be weaponizing
we will be weaponizing
you will be weaponizing
they will be weaponizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been weaponizing
you have been weaponizing
he/she/it has been weaponizing
we have been weaponizing
you have been weaponizing
they have been weaponizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been weaponizing
you will have been weaponizing
he/she/it will have been weaponizing
we will have been weaponizing
you will have been weaponizing
they will have been weaponizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been weaponizing
you had been weaponizing
he/she/it had been weaponizing
we had been weaponizing
you had been weaponizing
they had been weaponizing
Conditional
I would weaponize
you would weaponize
he/she/it would weaponize
we would weaponize
you would weaponize
they would weaponize
Past Conditional
I would have weaponized
you would have weaponized
he/she/it would have weaponized
we would have weaponized
you would have weaponized
they would have weaponized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.weaponize - make into or use as a weapon or a potential weapon; "Will modern physicists weaponize String Theory?"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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Translations

weaponize

[ˈwɛpənaɪz] weaponise (British) vtutiliser à des fins militaires
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