Adjective "sanitizing" definition and examples

(Sanitizing may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Make clean and hygienic; disinfect.
  1. 'Stainless steel tanks can be easily cleaned and sanitized; hard floors are designed to drain dry; and all equipment is sited and mounted so that it can be cleaned thoroughly around, above, and below the unit.'
  2. 'In addition to that, we do want to make sure that the ship is as sanitized and as clean as possible for the next sailing.'
  3. 'They should then be sanitized by boiling in clean water or immersing them for 15 minutes in a solution of 1/4 cup of chlorine bleach per gallon of water.'
  4. 'He said: ‘It was disconcerting when people started wandering around with masks on and everything was being cleaned and sanitised.’'
  5. 'Tools should be clean and sanitized as well as sharp.'
  6. 'To help prevent outbreaks, investigators suggested that cages be sanitized with bleach and water after each shipment.'
  7. 'This system ensures that the filling valve and both the exterior and interior surfaces of the valve assembly are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized.'
  8. 'The door or lid of the washing machine should be cleaned and sanitized to reduce the possibility of recontamination of attire upon removal from the washer.'
  9. 'Dispose of animal feces and sanitize anything they have touched.'
  10. 'Cloth diapers, whether from a service or your own, should also be sanitized in the same way, as should toys and any items babies gum or chew on.'
  11. 'the narrative glorifies and sanitizes the reality of war'
  12. 'Barney is full of safe, sanitised, clean, moral messages wrapped up in environmentally friendly songs and stories.'
  13. 'I agree that violence and explicit scenes should be sanitized but not at the expense of atmosphere or the story.'
  14. 'It's edited, composed on the page, cleaned up and sanitized.'

More definitions

1. to free from dirt, germs, etc., as by cleaning or sterilizing.

2. to make less offensive by eliminating anything unwholesome, objectionable, incriminating, etc.: to sanitize a document before releasing it to the press.

More examples(as adjective)

"products can be sanitizing."

"facilities can be sanitizing."

"businesses can be sanitizing."

"realities can be sanitizing."