Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb castrate

4 senses of castrate

Sense 1
emasculate, castrate -- (deprive of strength or vigor; "The Senate emasculated the law")
       => weaken -- (lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

Sense 2
bowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, castrate, shorten -- (edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel")
       => abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce -- (reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened")

Sense 3
emasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculinise -- (remove the testicles of a male animal)
       => sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix -- (make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized")

Sense 4
alter, neuter, spay, castrate -- (remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?")
       => sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix -- (make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized")

Antonyms of adj castrated

1 sense of castrated

Sense 1
castrated (vs. uncastrated), unsexed -- (deprived of sexual capacity or sexual attributes)

uncastrated (vs. castrated) -- (not castrated)
        => entire, intact -- ((used of domestic animals) sexually competent; "an entire horse")

Similarity of adj castrated

1 sense of castrated

Sense 1
castrated (vs. uncastrated), unsexed -- (deprived of sexual capacity or sexual attributes)
       => altered, neutered -- (having testicles or ovaries removed)
       => cut, emasculated, gelded -- ((of a male animal) having the testicles removed; "a cut horse")
       => spayed -- ((of a female animal) having the ovaries removed)

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