HyperDic: castrate

English > 5 senses of the word castrate:
VERBchangecastrate, emasculatedeprive of strength or vigor
changecastrate, bowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, shortenedit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
bodycastrate, emasculate, demasculinize, demasculiniseremove the testicles of a male animal
bodycastrate, alter, neuter, spayremove the ovaries of
NOUNperson castrate, eunucha man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction
castrate > pronunciation
Soundskae'strey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > castrate: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction.
Synonymeunuch
Broaderman, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
Spanishcastrado, eunico, eunuco
Catalancaponat, eunuc
Verbscastrateremove the testicles of a male animal
English > castrate: 5 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningdeprive of strength or vigor.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymemasculate
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishcastrar, debilitar, emascular, mutilar
Catalanemascular, mutilar
English > castrate: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningedit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsbowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, shorten
Broaderabridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduceReduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Spanishexpurgar
Catalanexpurgar
Nounscastrationthe deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
English > castrate: 5 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningRemove the testicles of a male animal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsemasculate, demasculinize, demasculinise
Narrowercaponize, caponiseconvert a cock into a capon
geld, cutcut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
Broadersterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fixmake infertile
Spanishcapar, castrar, emascular
Catalancastrar
Nounscastratea man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction
castrationneutering a male animal by removing the testicles
English > castrate: 5 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningRemove the ovaries of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsalter, neuter, spay
Narrowerdefeminize, defeminiseRemove the ovaries of (female mammals such as cats)
Broadersterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fixmake infertile
Spanishcastrar, esterilizar
Nounscastrationsurgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men)
neuteringthe sterilization of an animal

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