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Definition 1: become hard or harder - [verb of change]

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

  • The wax hardened

Synonyms for indurate in the sense of this definition

(indurate 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"

(... is a kind of indurate ) form a crust or a hard layer

(... is a kind of indurate ) form a callus or calluses

"His foot callused"

(... is a kind of indurate ) become impregnated with calcium salts

(... is a kind of indurate ) make (substances) hard and improve their usability

"cure resin" "cure cement" "cure soap"

(indurate has a similar meaning as ...) make hard or harder

"The cold hardened the butter"

Definition 2: make hard or harder - [verb of change]

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

  • The cold hardened the butter

Synonyms for indurate in the sense of this definition

(indurate 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"

(... is a kind of indurate ) harden steel by adding carbon

(... is a kind of indurate ) cause a callus to form on

"The long march had callused his feet"

(... is a kind of indurate ) bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling

"temper glass"

(indurate has a similar meaning as ...) become hard or harder

"The wax hardened"

Definition 3: become fixed or established - [verb of change]

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

  • indurated customs

(indurate 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"

Definition 4: cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate - [verb of change]

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

  • He was inured to the cold

Synonyms for indurate in the sense of this definition

(indurate is a kind of ...) make psychologically or physically used (to something)

"She became habituated to the background music"

(... is a kind of indurate ) make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals

(... is a kind of indurate ) prepare mentally or emotionally for something unpleasant

Definition 5: emotionally hardened - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a callous indifference to suffering
  • cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion

Synonyms for indurate in the sense of this definition

(indurate is similar to ...) deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive

"insensitive to the needs of the patients"

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