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Definition 1: burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent - [verb of change]

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

  • The surgeon cauterized the wart

Synonyms for cauterize in the sense of this definition

(cauterize is a kind of ...) provide treatment for

"The doctor treated my broken leg" "The nurses cared for the bomb victims" "The patient must be treated right away or she will die" "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

(cauterize is a kind of ...) damage by burning with heat, fire, or radiation

"The iron burnt a hole in my dress"

(cauterize implies ...) make very hot and dry

"The heat scorched the countryside"

Definition 2: make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals - [verb of change]

Synonyms for cauterize in the sense of this definition

(cauterize is a kind of ...) cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate

"He was inured to the cold"

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