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

Definition 1: a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine) - [noun denoting communication]

(neuter is a kind of ...) a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness

Definition 2: remove the ovaries of - [verb of body]

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

  • Is your cat spayed?

Synonyms for neuter in the sense of this definition

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

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

(... is a kind of neuter ) remove the ovaries of (female mammals such as cats)

Definition 3: of grammatical gender - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • `it' is the third-person singular neuter pronoun

Definition 4: having no or imperfectly developed or nonfunctional sex organs - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for neuter in the sense of this definition

(neuter is similar to ...) not having or involving sex

"an asexual spore" "asexual reproduction"

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