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synonyms for spay

  • castrate
  • neuter
  • alter
  • antisepticize
  • autoclave
  • change
  • clean
  • decontaminate
  • desexualize
  • disinfect
  • emasculate
  • fix
  • fumigate
  • geld
  • incapacitate
  • pasteurize
  • purify
  • sanitize
  • unsex
  • make sterile

antonyms for spay

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  • adulterate
  • aid
  • assist
  • continue
  • corrupt
  • dirty
  • help
  • keep
  • pollute
  • remain
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How to use spay in a sentence

Around the same time, in the late 2000s, veterinarians launched a concerted effort to spay and neuter more dogs and cats.
HOW AMERICA SAVED MILLIONS OF DOGS—BY MOVING THEMANDREW BLUMFEBRUARY 3, 2022TIME
Fewer animals are born each year, thanks to broader spay and neuter programs, often dictated by law, and improved surgical techniques.
HOW AMERICA SAVED MILLIONS OF DOGS—BY MOVING THEMANDREW BLUMFEBRUARY 3, 2022TIME
Many people with companion animals in their homes do disagree about issues such as spaying and neutering policies, euthanasia or pet food.
THE #BETTYWHITECHALLENGE HIGHLIGHTS THE GROWTH OF ANIMAL PHILANTHROPY AND THE ROLE OF RESCUESLGBTQ-EDITORJANUARY 17, 2022NO STRAIGHT NEWS
A few years ago, Woods organized volunteer pilots to pick up feral cats from the island to be spayed and neutered.
VOLUNTEER PILOTS FLY IN THE HOLIDAY CHEERCHRISTINA TKACIKDECEMBER 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Other shelters have had long-standing overcrowding issues because their states don’t have strong campaigns that encourage pet owners to spay and neuter their animals.
MORE THAN 130 DOGS AND CATS FLOWN TO D.C. REGION AFTER RESCUE FROM HURRICANE IDADANA HEDGPETHSEPTEMBER 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the course of time, they drank four-and-twenty, when Spay said to the other, "Now we'll go."
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WORDS RELATED TO SPAY

  • caponize
  • castrate
  • change
  • desexualize
  • emasculate
  • fix
  • geld
  • mutilate
  • neuter
  • spay
  • unsex
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.