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

 

hospitalize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈhɒspɪtəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːspɪtəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hospitalize
BrE BrE//ˈhɒspɪtəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːspɪtəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it hospitalizes
BrE BrE//ˈhɒspɪtəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːspɪtəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple hospitalized
BrE BrE//ˈhɒspɪtəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːspɪtəlaɪzd//
 
past participle hospitalized
BrE BrE//ˈhɒspɪtəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːspɪtəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form hospitalizing
BrE BrE//ˈhɒspɪtəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːspɪtəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
Hospitals, Medical equipment
 
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[usually passive] hospitalize somebody to send somebody to a hospital for treatment Eight people were hospitalized after receiving bullet wounds. See related entries: Hospitals, Medical equipment
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hospitalize