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sterilize

see definition of sterilize
  • verbmake clean or unproductive
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Synonyms for sterilize

verb make clean or unproductive
  • castrate
  • decontaminate
  • disinfect
  • neuter
  • pasteurize
  • sanitize
  • spay
  • alter
  • antisepticize
  • autoclave
  • change
  • clean
  • desexualize
  • emasculate
  • fix
  • fumigate
  • incapacitate
  • purify
  • make sterile

Antonyms for sterilize

  • adulterate
  • aid
  • assist
  • continue
  • corrupt
  • dirty
  • help
  • keep
  • remain
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More words related to sterilize

castrate

verb. remove sexual organs
  • alter
  • asexualize
  • caponize
  • change
  • cut
  • deprive of virility
  • desexualize
  • emasculate
  • eunuchize
  • fix
  • geld
  • mutilate
  • neuter
  • spay
  • sterilize
  • unsex
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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