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    vaporize

    vaporize - Dictionary definition and meaning for word vaporize

    Definition
    (verb) kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
    Synonyms : zap
    Example Sentence
    • in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens
    Definition
    (verb) turn into gas
    Synonyms : aerify , gasify , vaporise
    Example Sentence
    • The substance gasified
    Definition
    (verb) lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
    Synonyms : evaporate , vaporise
    Example Sentence
    • evaporate milk
    Definition
    (verb) decrease rapidly and disappear
    Synonyms : fly , vanish
    Example Sentence
    • the money vanished in las Vegas
    • all my stock assets have vaporized
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vaporize

Materialise is the opposite of vaporize. Vaporize is to diappear whereas materialise is to come into existence.