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Synonyms for sensitize
ˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪzsen·si·tize

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  1. sensitize, sensitise, sensify, sensibilize, sensibiliseverb

    make sensitive or aware

    "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"

    Synonyms:
    sensibilise, sensify, sensitise, sensibilize

    Antonyms:
    desensitise, desensitize

  2. sensitize, sensitiseverb

    cause to sense; make sensitive

    "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine"

    Synonyms:
    sensibilise, sensify, sensitise, sensibilize

    Antonyms:
    desensitise, desensitize

  3. sensitize, sensitiseverb

    make sensitive to a drug or allergen

    "Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen"

    Synonyms:
    sensibilise, sensify, sensitise, sensibilize

    Antonyms:
    desensitize, desensitise

  4. sensitize, sensitiseverb

    make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion

    "sensitize the photographic film"

    Synonyms:
    sensibilise, sensify, sensitise, sensibilize

    Antonyms:
    desensitise, desensitize

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sensitizeverb

    Synonyms:
    (Photography.) make sensitive to light

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sensitize":

    sensitise, educate, sensitizing, raise, educating

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How to use sensitize in a sentence?

  1. Mona Gupta:

    There is child labor not just because of a supply-pull factor, but also a demand-push factor, the only way to resolve the issue is to sensitize everyone: businesses, workers and consumers. It can be done.

  2. Adam Lach:

    Through these photographs, I will try to sensitize people and make them aware that they are often part of the problem, this project aims to show human arrogance and folly and to build in us humility.

  3. Mona Gupta:

    The only way to resolve the issue is to sensitize everyone: businesses, workers and consumers. It can be done.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Thoughts or quotes are there to sensitize people for humanity and not to sensationalize issues for publicity.


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