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Meaning of "sensitise" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SENSITISE

sensitise  [ˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SENSITISE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sensitise is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb sensitise in English.

WHAT DOES SENSITISE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sensitization

Sensitization is a non-associative learning process in which repeated administrations of a stimulus results in the progressive amplification of a response. Sensitization often is characterized by an enhancement of response to a whole class of stimuli in addition to the one that is repeated. For example, repetition of a painful stimulus may make one more responsive to a loud noise.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SENSITISE

PRESENT

Present
I sensitise
you sensitise
he/she/it sensitises
we sensitise
you sensitise
they sensitise
Present continuous
I am sensitising
you are sensitising
he/she/it is sensitising
we are sensitising
you are sensitising
they are sensitising
Present perfect
I have sensitised
you have sensitised
he/she/it has sensitised
we have sensitised
you have sensitised
they have sensitised
Present perfect continuous
I have been sensitising
you have been sensitising
he/she/it has been sensitising
we have been sensitising
you have been sensitising
they have been sensitising
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I sensitised
you sensitised
he/she/it sensitised
we sensitised
you sensitised
they sensitised
Past continuous
I was sensitising
you were sensitising
he/she/it was sensitising
we were sensitising
you were sensitising
they were sensitising
Past perfect
I had sensitised
you had sensitised
he/she/it had sensitised
we had sensitised
you had sensitised
they had sensitised
Past perfect continuous
I had been sensitising
you had been sensitising
he/she/it had been sensitising
we had been sensitising
you had been sensitising
they had been sensitising
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will sensitise
you will sensitise
he/she/it will sensitise
we will sensitise
you will sensitise
they will sensitise
Future continuous
I will be sensitising
you will be sensitising
he/she/it will be sensitising
we will be sensitising
you will be sensitising
they will be sensitising
Future perfect
I will have sensitised
you will have sensitised
he/she/it will have sensitised
we will have sensitised
you will have sensitised
they will have sensitised
Future perfect continuous
I will have been sensitising
you will have been sensitising
he/she/it will have been sensitising
we will have been sensitising
you will have been sensitising
they will have been sensitising
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would sensitise
you would sensitise
he/she/it would sensitise
we would sensitise
you would sensitise
they would sensitise
Conditional continuous
I would be sensitising
you would be sensitising
he/she/it would be sensitising
we would be sensitising
you would be sensitising
they would be sensitising
Conditional perfect
I would have sensitise
you would have sensitise
he/she/it would have sensitise
we would have sensitise
you would have sensitise
they would have sensitise
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been sensitising
you would have been sensitising
he/she/it would have been sensitising
we would have been sensitising
you would have been sensitising
they would have been sensitising
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you sensitise
we let´s sensitise
you sensitise
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to sensitise
Past participle
sensitised
Present Participle
sensitising
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SENSITISE


desensitise
diːˈsensɪˌtaɪz
desensitize
diːˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz
digitize
ˈdɪdʒɪˌtaɪz
hypersensitise
ˌhaɪpəˈsensɪˌtaɪz
hypersensitize
ˌhaɪpəˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz
hyposensitise
ˌhaɪpəʊˈsensɪˌtaɪz
hyposensitize
ˌhaɪpəʊˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz
monetize
ˈmʌnɪˌtaɪz
parasitise
ˈpærəsɪˌtaɪz
parasitize
ˈpærəsɪˌtaɪz
phagocytise
ˈfæɡəsɪˌtaɪz
phagocytize
ˈfæɡəsɪˌtaɪz
photosensitise
ˌfəʊtəʊˈsensɪˌtaɪz
photosensitize
ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz
prioritize
praɪˈɒrɪˌtaɪz
radiosensitise
ˌreɪdɪəʊˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz
radiosensitize
ˌraɪdɪəʊˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz
resensitise
riːˈsensɪˌtaɪz
resensitize
riːˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz
sensitize
ˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SENSITISE

sensibly
sensile
sensilla
sensillum
sensism
sensist
sensitisation
sensitiser
sensitive
sensitive plant
sensitively
sensitiveness
sensitivities
sensitivity
sensitization
sensitize
sensitizer
sensitometer
sensitometric
sensitometry

WORDS THAT END LIKE SENSITISE

advertise
albitise
climatise
commoditise
definitise
dolomitise
expertise
graphitise
monetise
mortise
mylonitise
practise
prioritise
privatise
propylitise
sanitise
securitise
subitise
treatise
unitise

Synonyms and antonyms of sensitise in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sensitise» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SENSITISE

Find out the translation of sensitise to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sensitise from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sensitise» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sensibilizar
570 millions of speakers

English

sensitise
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संवेदनशील
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

توعية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

внимания
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sensibilizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আলোকে প্রতিক্রিয়াশীল করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sensibiliser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menyihatkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sensibilisieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

感作
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

민감
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sensitize
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm cho dể cam
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संवेदनशीलता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

duyarlaştırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sensibilizzare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uwrażliwienie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

уваги
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sensibiliza
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευαισθητοποιήσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sensitief
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

medvetande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sensitise
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sensitise

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SENSITISE»

The term «sensitise» is regularly used and occupies the 73.087 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SENSITISE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sensitise» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sensitise» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sensitise

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SENSITISE»

Discover the use of sensitise in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sensitise and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Kenya Gazette
Sensitise members on the dangers of overstocking and why they must respect the carrying capacity of the land. • Re- vegetate previously degraded areas wherever possible. • Work only according to the survey briefs. • Surveyor to Endeavour ...
2
Kenya Gazette
Sensitise members on the dangers of overstocking and why they must respect the carrying capacity of the land. • Re- vegetate previously degraded areas wherever possible. • Work only according to the survey briefs. • Surveyor to Endeavour ...
3
Therapeutic Resistance to Anti-hormonal Drugs in Breast ...
The ability to re-sensitise CSC's to DNA damage or deplete the CSC population before CT, RT or endocrine therapy may decrease recurrence and increase survival of patients significantly. An alternative approach would be a therapy inducing ...
Stephen Hiscox, Julia Gee, Robert I. Nicholson, 2009
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Kenya Gazette
equipment shall be maintained. properly Sensitise truck drivers to avoid unnecessary running engines of stationary vehicles and to switch off engines whenever possible. • Monitor effluent quality regularly to ensure that the stipulated ...
5
Kenya Gazette
Sensitise truck drivers to avoid unnecessary running engines of stationary vehicles and to switch off engines whenever possible. rules and standards are not violated. Noise and vibration Sensitise construction vehicle drivers and machinery ...
6
Clinical Nutrition
Many such cases sensitise by the evolutionarily novel route of maternal breast milk, with the trace amounts of dietary proteins apparently sufficient to sensitise or insufficient to tolerise: a specific defect in oral tolerance for low-dose antigen has  ...
Marinos Elia, Olle Ljungqvist, Rebecca Stratton, 2013
7
Compendium of Key Documents Relating to Human Rights and HIV ...
ensure that traditional and religious leaders sensitise their communities to the dangers of, and discourage, customary widow- and widower-inheritance practices. • ensure that men and women are empowered to make independent and ...
‎2008
8
Handbook of Occupational Dermatology
However, no one individual sensitiser has been identified (Jarvholm et al. 1995), and therefore patch testing with the relevant alkanolamine borate is essential. c. Coconut diethanolamide (a surfactant) may sensitise metalworkers, although the  ...
Lasse Kanerva, 2000
9
The Gluten Proteins
This combination of properties may help to ensure that sufficient protein survives in an immunologically active form to be taken up by the gut and sensitise the mucosal immune system. However, whilst abundance is an important factor, it is ...
D. Lafiandra, S. Masci, R. D'Ovidio, 2004
10
Caring and Well-being: A Lifeworld Approach
11. Embodied. interpretation. One. way. of. re-presenting. research. findings. that. may. serve. to. sensitise. the. empathic. imagination. In this third part of the book, ' Developing the capacity to care', we have been exploring the possibility of an ...
Kathleen Galvin, Les Todres, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SENSITISE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sensitise is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Edu dept, RTO to sensitise schools about STCs
Last year, in order to sensitise schools about the formation of the transport committees, a meeting was jointly organized by the RTO, Kolhapur, traffic department ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
2
RSS to sensitise people on Ram temple dispute
ABISY general secretary Arun Pandey told Deccan Herald about his organisation's move to “sensitise people” on the reality of the Ayodhya dispute but denied ... «Deccan Herald, Jul 15»
3
Exhibition to sensitise people on plastic surgery
New Delhi: A two-day exhibition on sensitising the public regarding various sub-specialties of plastic surgery was inaugurated at a hospital here on Wednesday. «Zee News, Jul 15»
4
ABL and GIZ sensitise pregnant women on alcohol
Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), in collaboration with the German Development Agency (GIZ), has organised a four-day sensitization programme for pregnant ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
5
Year-long drive to sensitise students on importance of soil
It is planned as a year-long drive to sensitise school students and their parents to the importance of soil and biodiversity to mark the International Year of Soils. «The Hindu, Jul 15»
6
'Need to sensitise students to eco-conservation'
Familiarity with environment is one area where poor students from the remotest of habitations in Adilabad steal a march over their comparatively better placed ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
7
Kolhapur custody death: MHRC tells government to sensitise cops …
"In view of the loss of life of a young person... due to the merciless beating by the police while he was in custody... the alleged crime of the deceased was just ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
8
Chemists told to sensitise people to TB symptoms
An orientation programme was organised for the chemists by a host of organisations working for prevention of Tuberculosis in India here on Thursday. Eli Lilly ... «The Hindu, Jun 15»
9
Central, Western Railways send over 50 lakh smse's to 'sensitise
Central Railways (CR) and Western Railways (WR) on Tuesday initiated an awareness drive to sensitise people on careful crossing of unmanned levels and ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jun 15»
10
GSK, ENOF Sensitise Nigerians on Asthma Control
As part of efforts to create further awareness on the cause, prevention and management of asthma, GlaxoSmiKline Pharmaceuticals Nigeria Ltd (GSK), ... «THISDAY Live, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sensitise [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sensitise>. Jan 2020 ».
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