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Definitions and Synonyms of fossilise | Another word for fossilise | What is fossilise?

Definition 1: convert to a fossil - [verb of change]

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

  • The little animals fossilized and are now embedded in the limestone

Synonyms for fossilise in the sense of this definition

(fossilise is a kind of ...) change the nature, purpose, or function of something

"convert lead into gold" "convert hotels into jails" "convert slaves to laborers"

(... is a kind of fossilise ) change into stone

"the wood petrified with time"

Definition 2: become mentally inflexible - [verb of change]

Synonyms for fossilise in the sense of this definition

(fossilise is a kind of ...) grow old or older

"She aged gracefully" "we age every day--what a depressing thought!" "Young men senesce"

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