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win·ter·ize

 (wĭn′tə-rīz′)
tr.v. win·ter·ized, win·ter·iz·ing, win·ter·iz·es
To prepare or equip (an automobile or house, for example) for winter weather.

win′ter·i·za′tion (-tĕr-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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winterize

(ˈwɪntəˌraɪz) or

winterise

vb
(Physical Geography) (tr) US and Canadian to prepare (a house, car, etc) to withstand winter conditions
ˌwinteriˈzation, ˌwinteriˈsation n
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win•ter•ize

(ˈwɪn təˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to prepare (something) by various measures to be functional in or to withstand cold weather.
[1925–30]
win`ter•i•za′tion, n.
win′ter•iz`er, n.
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winterize


Past participle: winterized
Gerund: winterizing

Imperative
winterize
winterize
Present
I winterize
you winterize
he/she/it winterizes
we winterize
you winterize
they winterize
Preterite
I winterized
you winterized
he/she/it winterized
we winterized
you winterized
they winterized
Present Continuous
I am winterizing
you are winterizing
he/she/it is winterizing
we are winterizing
you are winterizing
they are winterizing
Present Perfect
I have winterized
you have winterized
he/she/it has winterized
we have winterized
you have winterized
they have winterized
Past Continuous
I was winterizing
you were winterizing
he/she/it was winterizing
we were winterizing
you were winterizing
they were winterizing
Past Perfect
I had winterized
you had winterized
he/she/it had winterized
we had winterized
you had winterized
they had winterized
Future
I will winterize
you will winterize
he/she/it will winterize
we will winterize
you will winterize
they will winterize
Future Perfect
I will have winterized
you will have winterized
he/she/it will have winterized
we will have winterized
you will have winterized
they will have winterized
Future Continuous
I will be winterizing
you will be winterizing
he/she/it will be winterizing
we will be winterizing
you will be winterizing
they will be winterizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been winterizing
you have been winterizing
he/she/it has been winterizing
we have been winterizing
you have been winterizing
they have been winterizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been winterizing
you will have been winterizing
he/she/it will have been winterizing
we will have been winterizing
you will have been winterizing
they will have been winterizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been winterizing
you had been winterizing
he/she/it had been winterizing
we had been winterizing
you had been winterizing
they had been winterizing
Conditional
I would winterize
you would winterize
he/she/it would winterize
we would winterize
you would winterize
they would winterize
Past Conditional
I would have winterized
you would have winterized
he/she/it would have winterized
we would have winterized
you would have winterized
they would have winterized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.winterize - prepare for winter; "winterize cars"; "winterize your houses"
gear up, prepare, ready, set, fix, set up - make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
summerise, summerize - prepare for summer; "summerize your car"; "summerize a house"
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Translations

winterize

[ˈwɪntəraɪz] VT (US) → adaptar para el invierno
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winterize

vt (US) → winterfest machen
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