[mois-chuh-rahyz] /ˈmɔɪs tʃəˌraɪz/

verb (used with object), moisturized, moisturizing.
to add or restore to (something):
to moisturize one’s skin with lotion; to moisturize air.
verb (used without object), moisturized, moisturizing.
to make something ; counteract a dry condition with :
a skin cream that moisturizes while you sleep.
(transitive) to add or restore moisture to (the air, the skin, etc)

1945, from moisture + -ize. Related: Moisturized; moisturizing.


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