Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To treat, combine, or infuse with oxygen.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To treat or infuse with oxygen

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To unite, or cause to combine, with oxygen; to treat with oxygen; to oxidize.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To mix with oxygen; impregnate or saturate with oxygen: as, the blood is oxygenated in the lungs.
  • Same as oxidate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen

Etymologies

oxygen +‎ -ate (Wiktionary)

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