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Definition 1: remove the testicles of a male animal - [verb of body]

Synonyms for emasculate in the sense of this definition

(emasculate is a kind of ...) make infertile

"in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"

(... is a kind of emasculate ) convert a cock into a capon

(... is a kind of emasculate ) cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)

"the vet gelded the young horse"

Definition 2: deprive of strength or vigor - [verb of change]

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

  • The Senate emasculated the law

Synonyms for emasculate in the sense of this definition

(emasculate is a kind of ...) lessen the strength of

"The fever weakened his body"

Definition 3: having unsuitable feminine qualities - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for emasculate in the sense of this definition

(emasculate is similar to ...) not possessing qualities befitting a man

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