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Definition of the verb alkalify
What does alkalify mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: alkalified
- turn basic and less acidic
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] Bill dried the clothes [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] The clothes dried wrinkled [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Tony broke the piggy bank open with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] Tony broke the glass to pieces [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Tony broke the glass to pieces with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument] Bill dried the clothes with a hairdryer [Instrument] [Verb] [Patient] The hairdryer dried the clothes [Patient] [Verb] The clothes dried | The roses bloomed [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] Piggy banks break open [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Piggy banks break open with a hammer [Patient] [Verb] [Adverb] Copper rods bend easily | Cotton clothes dry easily | Crystal vases break easily | Idaho potatoes bake beautifully [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] Glasses break to pieces [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Glasses break to pieces with a rock
Verbs of Change of State (with the same syntax): abase, abate, abbreviate, abrade, abridge, accelerate, acetify, acidify, activate, advance, age, agglomerate, air, alter, ameliorate, americanize, amplify, anesthetize, anglicize, animate, apostatize, atomize, attenuate, augment, awake, awaken, balance, beautify, bedew, bifurcate, bisect, blacken, blast, bleach, bloody, blunt, blur, bolshevize, botch, brighten, broaden, burn, burst, calcify, capacitate, capsize, caramelize, carbonize, castrate, categorize, catholicize, cauterize, change, char, cheapen, chill, chlorinate, christianize, circumcise, civilize, clean, clear, clog, close, clouded, coagulate, coarsen, collapse, collect, commercialize, compress, condense, constrict, constringe, construct, contract, cool, correct, corrode, corrugate, corrupt, cremate, crimson, crisp, crumble, crystallize, curdle, dampen, darken, de-escalate, deafen, decelerate, decentralize, decrease, deepen, deflate, defrost, degenerate, degrade, dehumidify, dehydrate, demagnetize, demobilize, democratize, depressurize, desalinate, desiccate, destabilize, deteriorate, detonate, devalue, diffract, diffuse, dilate, dilute, dim, diminish, dirty, disintegrate, dislocate, disorganize, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, diversify, divide, domesticate, double, drain, dry, dull, ease, effeminate, emaciate, emasculate, embitter, embrocate, empty, emulsify, energize, enhance, enlarge, equalize, equilibrate, eternalize, europeanize, evaporate, even, expand, explode, fade, famish, fatten, federate, feminize, fertilize, fill, firm, flatten, flood, fossilize, fray, freeze, freshen, frost, fructify, fuse, gasify, gelatinize, gladden, granulate, gray, grow, halt, harden, harmonize, hasten, heal, heat, heighten, humidify, hush, hybridize, hydrogenate, ignite, improve, incinerate, increase, incubate, inflate, intensify, invert, iodize, ionize, kindle, laminate, lengthen, lessen, level, levitate, light, lighten, lignify, liquefy, loop, loose, loosen, macerate, magnetize, magnify, mature, mechanize, mellow, melt, mineralize, mobilize, moderate, modernize, modulate, moisten, motorize, muddy, multiply, mute, narrow, nasalize, nationalize, naturalize, neutralize, nitrify, normalize, objectify, obscure, open, operate, ossify, overturn, oxidize, pale, paralyze, pasteurize, perfect, petrify, polarize, polymerize, pop, popularize, proliferate, propagate, publicize, pulverize, purify, purple, putrefy, quadruple, quicken, quiet, quieten, rarefy, reanimate, redden, regularize, rekindle, reopen, reproduce, resuscitate, reverse, revive, ripen, roughen, rupture, saponify, scorch, sear, secularize, sharpen, short, short-circuit, shorten, shrink, shrivel, shush, shut, sicken, silence, silver, singe, sink, slack, slacken, slim, slow, smooth, soak, sober, soften, solidify, sour, sovietize, sprout, stabilize, standardize, steady, steep, steepen, sterilize, stiffen, stratify, strengthen, submerge, subside, sunburn, sweeten, tame, tan, taper, tauten, tense, thaw, thicken, thin, tighten, tilt, tire, topple, toughen, tousle, tranquilize, treble, triple, ulcerate, unionize, urbanize, vaporize, vary, ventilate, vibrate, vitrify, volatilize, vulcanize, wake, waken, warm, weaken, westernize, wet, whiten, widen, worsen, yellow.
- domain: chemical science / chemistry
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of alkalify: alkalise / alkalize / basify
- more generic terms: change state / turn = undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Alternative definition of the verb alkalify
- To make alkaline.
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A New and Original Work of Refrence to the Words in the English Language
alkalify. 135. Phren. : A pro* y Iterance on the brain or skull, alleged to constitute the organ which ¡miarte the pleasure which is felt in eating or drinking. □ 11-Ï mö -nï-OUS, a [Eng. alimony ; -oris.] Pertaining to nourishment .
A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronuciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
alimonious—alkalify. 151 Plus. : A protuberance on the brain or skull, alleged to constitute the organ which inrparts the pleasure which is felt in eating or drinking. Q iii-Filli—nl-oil. a. [Eng. alimony; we.) Pertaining to nourishment. “The plethora ...
by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
alimonious—alkalify. 151 Phrcm: A protuberance on the brain or skull, alleged to constitute the organ which imparts the pleasure which is felt in eating or drinking. 1 lI-l-md-nl-o'lis, 11. [Eng alimony,- -ous.] Pertaining to nourishment.
by C. Vines
Alight, alighted, alighting Alkalify, alkalified, alkalifying Allay, allayed, allaying . Allot, allotted, allotting Alloy, alloyed, alloying . Ally, allied, allying . Alphabet, alphabeted, alphabeting Alter, altered, altering Amass, amassed, amassing A' mber, ...
Technical Dictionary (2013)
Four Languages by Eduard Webber
to Alkalify (v.) Allkalimeter (S.) Alkaline (adj.); Alkalinous (adj.) – metals (s. pl.) – salt (S.) Alkalization (S.) to Alcalize; To make alkaline ...
by Lila R. Gleitman, Barbara Landau
acetify, acidify, alkalify, calcify, carbonify, emulsify, gasify, intensify, lignify, liquefy, nitrify, ossify, petrify, putrefy, silicify, solidify, stratify, vitrify,
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Video shows what alkalify means. To make (more) alkaline (less acidic). To become changed into an alkali.. Alkalify Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1K5A1L1I1F4Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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