pressurise etymology

English word pressurise comes from English pressure, English -ise

Detailed word origin of pressurise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pressure English (eng) (transitive) To encourage or heavily exert force or influence. (obsolete) Impression; stamp; character impressed.. (physics) The amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area.. A contrasting force or impulse of any kind. A pressing; a force applied to a surface.. Distress.. Urgency.
-ise English (eng) Used in certain words; see the usage notes. Suffix used in loanwords from French to form abstract nouns of quality or function.
pressurise English (eng)

Words with the same origin as pressurise

Descendants of pressure
pressurisation pressurization pressurize pressuron
Descendants of -ise
annalise apologist authorise categorise characterise familiarise fertilise finalise industrialisation legalise magnetisation materialise moisturiser nationalisation privatisation publicise revitalise revolutionise socialise summarise terrorise vandalism vaporise visualise