HyperDic: unsex

English > 3 senses of the word unsex:
VERBpossessionunsexdeprive of sex or sexual powers
changeunsexremove the qualities typical of one's sex
bodyunsex, sterilize, sterilise, desex, desexualize, desexualise, fixmake infertile
English > unsex: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningdeprive of sex or sexual powers.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Broaderdeprive, strip, divesttake away possessions from someone
English > unsex: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningRemove the qualities typical of one's sex.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"She unsexed herself"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
English > unsex: 3 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningmake infertile.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymssterilize, sterilise, desex, desexualize, desexualise, fix
Narroweralter, neuter, spay, castrateRemove the ovaries of
emasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculiniseRemove the testicles of a male animal
vasectomize, vasectomiseRemove the vas deferens
Broaderoperate on, operatePerform surgery on
Spanishcapar, castrar, emascular, esterilizar, mutilar

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