"vaporize" in the verb sense
1. zap, vaporize
kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
"in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens"
2. gasify, vaporize, vaporise, aerify
turn into gas
"The substance gasified"
3. evaporate, vaporize, vaporise
lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
4. vanish, fly, vaporize
decrease rapidly and disappear
"the money vanished in las Vegas"
"all my stock assets have vaporized"
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