Definition of Sanitise

1. Verb. Make sanitary by cleaning or sterilizing.

Exact synonyms: Hygienise, Hygienize, Sanitize
Generic synonyms: Clean, Make Clean
Derivative terms: Sanitisation, Sanitization



2. Verb. Make less offensive or more acceptable by removing objectionable features. "Sanitize the language in a book"
Exact synonyms: Sanitize
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

Definition of Sanitise

1. Verb. (British) (alternative spelling of sanitize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sanitise

1. to sanitize [v -TISED, -TISING, -TISES] - See also: sanitize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanitise

sanitary towels
sanitary ware
sanitary wares
sanitaryware
sanitarywares
sanitate
sanitated
sanitates
sanitating
sanitation
sanitation engineering
sanitations
sanities
sanitisation
sanitisations
sanitise (current term)
sanitised
sanitises
sanitising
sanitizable
sanitization
sanitizations
sanitize
sanitized
sanitizer
sanitizers
sanitizes
sanitizing
sanitoria
sanitorium

Literary usage of Sanitise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and Its Consequences in by Scott Long, A. Widney Brown, Gail Cooper (2003)
"549 He also accused Cameron of trying to "sanitise homosexuality and its associated guilt trips," and of trying to persuade the ANC to "treat HIV/AIDS ..."

2. Oecd Economic Surveys by Oecd (2003)
"... when the political decision was made to sanitise public finances in preparation for EMU membership, the large government subsidies to banks and large ..."

3. Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National by Gustaaf Houtman (1999)
"The information will serve to sanitise entire peoples, forcing them to conform to obviously short-sighted national goals. This encouragement of nation- ..."

4. State of the Nation: South Africa 2007 by Sakhela Buhlungu (2007)
"Whereas heritage induced a nostalgic somnolence and shrank from awkward questions in its quest to sanitise the past and turn it into an object of ..."

5. More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and Its Consequences in by Scott Long, A. Widney Brown, Gail Cooper (2003)
"549 He also accused Cameron of trying to "sanitise homosexuality and its associated guilt trips," and of trying to persuade the ANC to "treat HIV/AIDS ..."

6. Oecd Economic Surveys by Oecd (2003)
"... when the political decision was made to sanitise public finances in preparation for EMU membership, the large government subsidies to banks and large ..."

7. Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National by Gustaaf Houtman (1999)
"The information will serve to sanitise entire peoples, forcing them to conform to obviously short-sighted national goals. This encouragement of nation- ..."

8. State of the Nation: South Africa 2007 by Sakhela Buhlungu (2007)
"Whereas heritage induced a nostalgic somnolence and shrank from awkward questions in its quest to sanitise the past and turn it into an object of ..."

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