pressurize

Definitions of pressurize
  1. verb
    maintain a certain pressure
    “the airplane cabin is pressurized
    pressurize a space suit”
    synonyms: pressurise
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    type of:
    hold, keep, maintain
    keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
  2. verb
    increase the pressure on a gas or liquid
    synonyms: pressurise, supercharge
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    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
  3. verb
    increase the pressure in or of
    “The captain will pressurize the cabin for the passengers' comfort”
    synonyms: pressurise
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    Antonyms:
    decompress, depressurise, depressurize
    decrease the pressure of
    type of:
    adjust, correct, set
    alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
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