HyperDic: neuter

English > 4 senses of the word neuter:
ADJECTIVEallneuterof grammatical gender
allneuter, sexlesshaving no or imperfectly developed or nonfunctional sex organs
NOUNcommunicationneutera gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine)
VERBbodyneuter, alter, spay, castrateremove the ovaries of
neuter > pronunciation
Soundsnuw'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > neuter: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf grammatical gender.
Example"'it' is the third-person singular neuter pronoun"
OppositefeminineOf grammatical gender
masculineOf grammatical gender
Spanishneutro
Nounsneutera gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine)
English > neuter: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving no or imperfectly developed or nonfunctional sex organs.
Synonymsexless
Broaderasexual, nonsexualnot having or involving sex
Spanishasexuado, asexual, neutro
Catalanasexual
English > neuter: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine).
Broadergender, grammatical genderA grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives
Spanishneutro
Catalanneutre
Adjectivesneuterof grammatical gender
Verbsneuterremove the ovaries of
English > neuter: 4 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningRemove the ovaries of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsalter, spay, castrate
Narrowerdefeminize, defeminiseRemove the ovaries of (female mammals such as cats)
Broadersterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fixmake infertile
Spanishcastrar, esterilizar
Nounsneutera gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine)
neuteringthe sterilization of an animal

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