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castrate

noun

1 castrate

A man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction.

synonym: eunuch.

Dutch: castraat, eunuch, haremwachter, kamerling
Polish: kastrat



verb

1 castrate

Deprive of strength or vigor.

synonym: emasculate.

Roget 38: subduct, subtract; deduct, deduce; bate, retrench; remove, withdraw, take from, take away; detract.    garble, mutilate, amputate, ... show more

Roget 652: be clean, render clean etc. adj.; clean, cleanse; mundify, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, ... show more

Dutch: ontkrachten, verzwakken

2 castrate

Edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate.

synonyms: bowdlerise, bowdlerize, expurgate, shorten.

Dutch: censureren, zuiveren, castigeren, kuisen

3 castrate

Remove the testicles of a male animal.

synonyms: demasculinise, demasculinize, emasculate.

Dutch: castreren, lubben, ontmannen, snijden

4 castrate

Remove the ovaries of.

synonyms: alter, neuter, spay.

Roget 158: be impotent etc. adj.; not have a leg to stand on.    vouloir rompre l'anguille au genou [Fr.], vouloir prendre la lune avec les dents [Fr.].    collapse, faint, swoon, fall into a swoon, drop; go by the board, go by the wayside; ... show more

Dutch: castreert, castreren, steriliseren


Moby thesaurus: alter, beat down, bleed, break, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, change, clamp down on, coerce, compel, cow, cripple, daunt, demasculinize, desex, desexualize, despotize, devitalize, disable ... show more.

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