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Definition of the verb desex
What does desex mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: desexed | desexing | desexes
- make infertile
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Source] The cook deboned the fish
Verbs of Removing (with the same syntax): debark, debone, debug, declaw, decontaminate, defang, defat, deflower, defog, deforest, defrost, degas, deglaze, degrease, dehorn, deice, delouse, desalt, descale, destress, detusk, devein, disembowel, eviscerate.
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- synonyms of desex: desexualise / desexualize / fix / sterilise / sterilize / unsex
- more generic terms: operate / operate on = perform surgery on
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the verb desex
- [transitive] To remove another's sexual characteristics or functions, often physical sterilization.
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Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)
by Murali Mohan Hundigam
the birds Deserving pity—pitiable Deserving praise—admirable, commendable , praiseworthy, laudable Deserving respect and approval—admirable Deserving reward—meritorious Desex—neuter Desiccated—dried Design—create, pattern ...
by Random House
-ex, ex, flex, grex, hex, lex, rex, Rex, sex, specs, vex; AMEX, annex, apex, aus- pex, carex, caudex, cimex, codex, complex, connex, convex, cortex, culex, desex, duplex, fair sex, FedEx, funplex, ibex, ilex, index, Kleenex, latex, mirex, murex, ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
desert velvet Psathyrotes annua desex removalof the organs of generation, the ovaries or testes. desferrioxamine ...
by Paul Zollo
trek Uzbek wreck wryneck xebec EKS annex apex Aztecs bedecks checks circumflex codex complex convex corrects cortex crooknecks Czechs decks deflects desex duplex effects flecks flex flyspecks henpecks hex ibex index infects inflects ...
by Sidney L. Landau
castrate, spay, sterilize, alter, neuter, desex, desexualize, emasculate. gelid adj. cold, icy, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
waterzooi ex \eks\ dex, ex, flex, hex, lex, rex, Rex, sex, specs, vex, x annex, apex, carex, codex, complex, convex, cortex, culex, desex, duplex, DX, fourplex, ibex, ilex, index, Kleenex, Lastex, latex, mirex, murex, MX, narthex, perplex, Perspex ...
Unless the parts which constitute peculiarity of many able physiologists, it would be presumption to desex be in a healthy, vigorous, and natural state, concep- cide peremptorily. tion cannot take place. If generation be regarded as an animal ...
by Elizabeth Jewell
desex, fix, geld, alter. neu*tral /nGbtral, nyob-/ • adj. 1 not helping nor supporting either of two sides; impartial. 2 indistinct; vague; indeterminate. 3 (of a gear) in which the engine is disconnected from the driven parts. 4 (of colors) not strong ...
by Elizabeth Jewell
desex, fix, geld, alter. neu'tral /no_'otral, nyo_'o —/ e adj. 1 not helping nor supporting either of two sides; impartial. 2 indistinct; vague; indeterminate. 3 (of a gear) in which the engine is disconnected from the ...
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Usage statistics about desex
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb desex:
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Video shows what desex means. To remove another's sexual characteristics or functions, often physical sterilization.. Desex Meaning. How to pronounce ...
Scrabble value of D2E1S1E1X8
The value of this 5-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine