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Synonyms for castrate
ˈkæs treɪtcas·trate

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  1. castrateverb

    Synonyms:
    sterilize, emasculate, spay, neuter, geld

  2. castrateverb

    To remove the testicles of.

    Synonyms:
    neuter, spay, emasculate, sterilize, geld

  3. castrateverb

    To remove the ovaries of.

    Synonyms:
    emasculate, spay, sterilize, geld, neuter

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eunuch, castrateverb

    a man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction

    "eunuchs guarded the harem"

    Synonyms:
    eunuch

  2. emasculate, castrateverb

    deprive of strength or vigor

    "The Senate emasculated the law"

    Synonyms:
    alter, expurgate, shorten, neuter, bowdlerize, spay, emasculate, demasculinise, demasculinize, bowdlerise

  3. bowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, castrate, shortenverb

    edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

    "bowdlerize a novel"

    Synonyms:
    emasculate, alter, bowdlerise, neuter, shorten, reduce, cut, abridge, spay, contract, foreshorten, demasculinise, expurgate, demasculinize, bowdlerize, abbreviate

  4. emasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculiniseverb

    remove the testicles of a male animal

    Synonyms:
    alter, expurgate, shorten, neuter, bowdlerize, spay, emasculate, demasculinise, demasculinize, bowdlerise

  5. alter, neuter, spay, castrateverb

    remove the ovaries of

    "Is your cat spayed?"

    Synonyms:
    change, alter, vary, modify, demasculinise, demasculinize, expurgate, bowdlerize, shorten, spay, neuter, falsify, emasculate, interpolate, bowdlerise

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. castrateverb

    Synonyms:
    geld, emasculate, glib, deprive of virility

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. castrateverb

    Synonyms:
    geld, alter, emasculate

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How to use castrate in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Take egotism out and you would castrate the benefactors.

  2. Ron DeSantis:

    They don’t tell you what that is ... They are actually giving very young girls double mastectomies, they want to castrate these young boys, both from the health and children wellbeing perspective, you don’t disfigure 10, 12, 13-year-old kids based on gender dysphoria, 80% of it resolves anyways by the time they get older... So why would you be doing this?


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