Sanitize meaning

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To make sanitary, as by cleaning or disinfecting.
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To make more acceptable by removing unpleasant or offensive features from.

Sanitized the language in adapting the novel for television.

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To make sanitary, as by sterilizing.
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To make free of anything considered undesirable, offensive, etc.
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To make sanitary, as by cleaning or disinfecting.
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To remove sensitive data from an information system, a database or an extract from a database. See sensitive.
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Means to erase a storage device, such as a computer hard drive, so thoroughly that no residual data can be collected from the device. Old computer disks should be sanitized—and not only superficially erased—before they are thrown away in order to avoid the possibility that a cracker can obtain any valuable information from scavenging through an organization’s garbage (electronic dumpster diving).
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To partially free something of microorganisms by cleaning or disinfecting.
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(by extension) To make something, such as a dramatic work, more acceptable by removing potentially offensive material.
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(computing) To remove sensitive or personal data from a database or file before giving the public access to it.
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To revise a document in order to prevent identification of the sources.
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