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English verb: nitrify

1. nitrify (change) convert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)convert


Entailoxidate, oxidise, oxidize

2. nitrify (change) treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound


Synonymsnitrogenise, nitrogenize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, treat

3. nitrify (change) treat (soil) with nitrates


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)feed, fertilise, fertilize


Antonymsdenitrify









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