Associations to the word «Hospitalize»


HOSPITALIZE, verb. To send to hospital; to admit (a person) to hospital.
HOSPITALIZE, verb. (medicine) (archaic) To render (a building) unfit for habitation, by long continued use as a hospital.
HOSPITALIZE, verb. (of an injury, illness, event, or person) To cause (a person) to require hospitalization.
HOSPITALIZE, verb. Said of an injury or illness.
HOSPITALIZE, verb. Said of an assailant or other person.

Dictionary definition

HOSPITALIZE, verb. Admit into a hospital; "Mother had to be hospitalized because her blood pressure was too high".

Wise words

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