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Synonyms for castrate

Synonyms for (noun) castrate

Synonyms: eunuch, castrate Definition: a man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction Usage: eunuchs guarded the harem

Similar words: man, adult male Definition: an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman) Usage: there were two women and six men on the bus

Synonyms for (verb) castrate

Synonyms: castrate, alter, spay, neuter Definition: remove the ovaries of Usage: Is your cat spayed?

Similar words: unsex, fix, sterilise, sterilize, desex, desexualise, desexualize Definition: make infertile Usage: in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized

Synonyms: demasculinise, demasculinize, castrate, emasculate Definition: remove the testicles of a male animal

Similar words: unsex, fix, sterilise, sterilize, desex, desexualise, desexualize Definition: make infertile Usage: in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized

Synonyms: bowdlerise, bowdlerize, castrate, shorten, expurgate Definition: edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate Usage: bowdlerize a novel

Similar words: abbreviate, abridge, contract, cut, reduce, foreshorten, shorten Definition: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements Usage: The manuscript must be shortened

Synonyms: emasculate, castrate Definition: deprive of strength or vigor Usage: The Senate emasculated the law

Similar words: weaken Definition: lessen the strength of Usage: The fever weakened his body