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hospitalize in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhospitalizehos‧pi‧tal‧ize (also hospitalise British English) /ˈhɒspɪtl-aɪz $ ˈhɑː-/ verb [transitive]  MIHOSPITALif someone is hospitalized, they are taken into a hospital for treatment Grammar Hospitalize is usually passive.hospitalization /ˌhɒspɪtl-aɪˈzeɪʃən $ ˌhɑːspɪtl-əˈzeɪ-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hospitalizeRoger was hospitalized after a severe asthma attack.