Definition of oxygenate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

oxygenate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈɒksɪdʒəneɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːksɪdʒəneɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they oxygenate
BrE BrE//ˈɒksɪdʒəneɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːksɪdʒəneɪt//
 
he / she / it oxygenates
BrE BrE//ˈɒksɪdʒəneɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːksɪdʒəneɪts//
 
past simple oxygenated
BrE BrE//ˈɒksɪdʒəneɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːksɪdʒəneɪtɪd//
 
past participle oxygenated
BrE BrE//ˈɒksɪdʒəneɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːksɪdʒəneɪtɪd//
 
-ing form oxygenating
BrE BrE//ˈɒksɪdʒəneɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːksɪdʒəneɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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oxygenate something (specialist) to supply something with oxygen oxygenated blood oxygenating plants (= that supply oxygen to water in a pond, etc.) Word Origin late 18th cent.: from French oxygéner ‘supply with oxygen’ + -ate.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: oxygenate