Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[hos-pi-tl-ahyz] /ˈhɒs pɪ tlˌaɪz/

verb (used with object), hospitalized, hospitalizing.
to place in a for medical care or observation:
The doctor hospitalized grandfather as soon as she checked his heart.
(transitive) to admit or send (a person) into a hospital

1873, from hospital + -ize. “Freq[uently] commented on as an unhappy formation” [OED]. Related: hospitalized; hospitalizing.


Read Also:

  • Hospitalism

    [hos-pi-tl-iz-uh m] /ˈhɒs pɪ tlˌɪz əm/ noun 1. conditions having an adverse effect on patients. 2. the adverse mental and physical effects caused by such conditions. 3. the physiological and psychological consequences of living in a , nursing home, etc.

  • Hospitalist

    [hos-pi-tl-ist] /ˈhɒs pɪ tl ɪst/ noun 1. a physician who specializes in treating hospitalized patients; a specialist in inpatient medicine. /ˈhɒspɪtəˌlɪst/ noun 1. (US) a doctor who works in a hospital

  • Hospitality-suite

    noun 1. a suite or room, as in a hotel or convention center, rented by a business firm, political candidate, or the like, to meet and entertain clients, potential customers, etc. noun 1. a room or suite, as at a conference, where free drinks are offered

  • Hospitality

    [hos-pi-tal-i-tee] /ˌhɒs pɪˈtæl ɪ ti/ noun, plural hospitalities. 1. the friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers. 2. the quality or disposition of receiving and treating guests and strangers in a warm, friendly, generous way. /ˌhɒspɪˈtælɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. kindness in welcoming strangers or guests 2. receptiveness n. late 14c., “act of being […]

Disclaimer: Hospitalised definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.