HyperDic: spay

English > 1 sense of the word spay:
VERBbodyspay, alter, neuter, castrateremove the ovaries of
English > spay: 1 sense > verb 1, body
MeaningRemove the ovaries of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"Is your cat spayed?"
Synonymsalter, neuter, castrate
Narrowerdefeminize, defeminiseRemove the ovaries of (female mammals such as cats)
Broadersterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fixmake infertile
Spanishcastrar, esterilizar
Nounsspayingneutering a female by removing the ovaries

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