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de·sex

 (dē-sĕks′)
tr.v. de·sexed, de·sex·ing, de·sex·es
To remove part or all of the reproductive organs of; neuter.

de•sex

(diˈsɛks)

v.t.
1. to unsex.
2. to deprive of sex appeal or sexual interest.
3. to degenderize.
[1910–15]

desex


Past participle: desexed
Gerund: desexing

Imperative
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desex
Present
I desex
you desex
he/she/it desexes
we desex
you desex
they desex
Preterite
I desexed
you desexed
he/she/it desexed
we desexed
you desexed
they desexed
Present Continuous
I am desexing
you are desexing
he/she/it is desexing
we are desexing
you are desexing
they are desexing
Present Perfect
I have desexed
you have desexed
he/she/it has desexed
we have desexed
you have desexed
they have desexed
Past Continuous
I was desexing
you were desexing
he/she/it was desexing
we were desexing
you were desexing
they were desexing
Past Perfect
I had desexed
you had desexed
he/she/it had desexed
we had desexed
you had desexed
they had desexed
Future
I will desex
you will desex
he/she/it will desex
we will desex
you will desex
they will desex
Future Perfect
I will have desexed
you will have desexed
he/she/it will have desexed
we will have desexed
you will have desexed
they will have desexed
Future Continuous
I will be desexing
you will be desexing
he/she/it will be desexing
we will be desexing
you will be desexing
they will be desexing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been desexing
you have been desexing
he/she/it has been desexing
we have been desexing
you have been desexing
they have been desexing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been desexing
you will have been desexing
he/she/it will have been desexing
we will have been desexing
you will have been desexing
they will have been desexing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been desexing
you had been desexing
he/she/it had been desexing
we had been desexing
you had been desexing
they had been desexing
Conditional
I would desex
you would desex
he/she/it would desex
we would desex
you would desex
they would desex
Past Conditional
I would have desexed
you would have desexed
he/she/it would have desexed
we would have desexed
you would have desexed
they would have desexed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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Verb1.desex - make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"
neuter, spay, castrate, alter - remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
demasculinise, demasculinize, emasculate, castrate - remove the testicles of a male animal
vasectomise, vasectomize - remove the vas deferens; "many men choose to be vasectomized as a form of safe birth control"
operate on, operate - perform surgery on; "The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"
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