castrate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin castrātus, past participle of castrō.

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VerbEdit

castrate (third-person singular simple present castrates, present participle castrating, simple past and past participle castrated)

  1. (transitive) To remove the testicles of.
  2. (transitive) To remove the ovaries of.

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SynonymsEdit

  • emasculate
  • geld (used only of animals, especially horses)
  • spay f / neuter (used only of animals, especially pets)
  • sterilize (used for all species and for both genders)

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

castrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of castrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of castrare
  3. feminine plural of castrato

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

castrāte

  1. vocative singular of castrātus
Last modified on 20 March 2014, at 07:15