- To make alkaline.
- To become an alkali.
- To change into an alkali; communicate the properties of an alkali to; alkalify. Also spelled <internalXref urlencoded="alkalise">alkalise</internalXref>.
- To render alkaline; to communicate the properties of an alkali to.
- To cause to become more <xref>basic</xref> and less <xref>acidic</xref>.
- turn basic and less acidic