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Definition 1: turn into lime; become calcified - [verb of change]

Samples where calcify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The rock calcified over the centuries

(calcify is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

Definition 2: convert into lime - [verb of change]

Samples where calcify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the salts calcified the rock

(calcify is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 3: become impregnated with calcium salts - [verb of change]

(calcify is a kind of ...) become hard or harder

"The wax hardened"

Definition 4: become inflexible and unchanging - [verb of change]

Samples where calcify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Old folks can calcify

(calcify is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

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