Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To add or restore moisture to.

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  • verb to make more moist
  • verb to make more humid

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  • verb make (more) humid

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Examples

  • The bonus: They moisturize, which is key to a close shave, something Barredo,

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  • The bonus: They moisturize, which is key to a close shave, something Barredo,

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  • When water shortages occurred, Hatfield, and his brother at times, offered his services to farmers but warned them that it would take time to build the towers, "moisturize" the air, and allow the clouds to build up.

    The Rainmakers: Did they make it rain? Can they?

  • My wife is from the Philippines and doesn't have the normal compliment of hair follicles evolved for cold weather climates (being of islander & spaniard decent) and as such is ALWAYS complaining that I of French/German/Russian descent (family reunions can be murder) does not need to 'moisturize'

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  • Shmomosexuals, he wrote, were (and are) gay men who behave like Joe Shmo straight men, "who use the same moisturizer for their hands and face, if they use it to 'moisturize' at all."

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  • Moisturizers don't actually "moisturize" the skin.

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  • Make sure and moisturize, inspired by Elizabeth Arden, "If you want to look like this when you are 40 start when you are 20."

    Ari Cohen: Life and Style Advice From a 100-Year-Old Lady

  • I think I shall do a spa tonight after CSI – exfoliate, moisturize, pluck.

    Spring is a coming: Preparing for the new season | Northern Belle

  • Some of the benefits are obvious: The spas can tout their unique treatments, local growers get more business and clients can feel like they're using more natural products to clean, smooth and moisturize their skin.

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  • Make sure and moisturize, inspired by Elizabeth Arden, "If you want to look like this when you are 40 start when you are 20."

    Ari Cohen: Life and Style Advice From a 100-Year-Old Lady

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