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English verb: unsex

1. unsex (possession) deprive of sex or sexual powers

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)deprive, divest, strip

2. unsex (change) remove the qualities typical of one's sex

SamplesShe unsexed herself.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

3. unsex (body) make infertile

SamplesIn some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized.

Synonymsdesex, desexualise, desexualize, fix, sterilise, sterilize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)operate, operate on

Narrower (hyponym)alter, castrate, castrate, demasculinise, demasculinize, emasculate, neuter, spay, vasectomise, vasectomize

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