HyperDic: alkalify

English > 1 sense of the word alkalify:
VERBchangealkalify, alkalize, alkalise, basifyturn basic and less acidic
English > alkalify: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningTurn basic and less acidic.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsalkalize, alkalise, basify
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositeacidify, acetifyTurn acidic
Spanishalcalinizar, alcalizar
Nounsalkaliany of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water
alkalia mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water

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