winterize

(redirected from winterizing)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

winterize

(ˈwɪntəˌraɪz) or

winterise

vb
(Physical Geography) (tr) US and Canadian to prepare (a house, car, etc) to withstand winter conditions
ˌwinteriˈzation, ˌwinteriˈsation n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

winterize

[ˈwɪntəraɪz] VT (US) → adaptar para el invierno
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

winterize

vt (US) → winterfest machen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in periodicals archive ?
But winterizing the railroad car proved to be more difficult and expensive than anticipated, Village President Lael Miller said.
Properly winterizing your pool now will put it in in tip-top shape when summer rolls around again.
The Maryland Occupational Safety and Health program found McHales employer had not committed any violations, as there are no regulations or standards specific to the process of winterizing boats.
The last step for winterizing a deck is to apply a new coat of deck paint or a water-resistant finish to protect it from damaging winter weather.
The MPX comes equipped with a 100-gallon water tank, a high pressure wash system and an optional core lift device with a 500 pound capacity, as well as a Glycol winterizing system for operations in colder climates.
* Grace Lutheran Church--$200 to build fences and winterizing for Methow/Pateros victims affected by the wildfires
In addition to tourists and cabin owners, clients include real estate companies with vacation listings that need winterizing.
Consulting rosarians will be on hand to answer all rose growing questions, rose bushes will be sold; and there will be an education program on winterizing roses.
Also, no choking, no priming, no carburetor build-up and no winterizing necessary.
Proper winterizing means more than just covering the pool.
We brought in marine mechanic Sam Kelley to guide you through the process and share his expert tips for winterizing an inboard/outboard (I/O) drive boat.