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fem·i·nize

 (fĕm′ə-nīz′)
tr.v. fem·i·nized, fem·i·niz·ing, fem·i·niz·es
1. To cause to have qualities that are perceived as feminine: "The compassion ... is so insistently present [in this crime novel] that it feminizes the narrative" (Lee Horsley).
2. To cause (a male) to assume physical characteristics of a female, as through the influence of hormones.

fem′i·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

feminize

(ˈfɛmɪˌnaɪz) or

feminise

vb
1. (Biology) to make or become feminine
2. (Biology) to cause (a male animal) to develop female characteristics
ˌfeminiˈzation, ˌfeminiˈsation n

fem•i•nize

(ˈfɛm əˌnaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -nized, -niz•ing.
to make or become feminine.
[1645–55]
fem`i•ni•za′tion, n.

feminize


Past participle: feminized
Gerund: feminizing

Imperative
feminize
feminize
Present
I feminize
you feminize
he/she/it feminizes
we feminize
you feminize
they feminize
Preterite
I feminized
you feminized
he/she/it feminized
we feminized
you feminized
they feminized
Present Continuous
I am feminizing
you are feminizing
he/she/it is feminizing
we are feminizing
you are feminizing
they are feminizing
Present Perfect
I have feminized
you have feminized
he/she/it has feminized
we have feminized
you have feminized
they have feminized
Past Continuous
I was feminizing
you were feminizing
he/she/it was feminizing
we were feminizing
you were feminizing
they were feminizing
Past Perfect
I had feminized
you had feminized
he/she/it had feminized
we had feminized
you had feminized
they had feminized
Future
I will feminize
you will feminize
he/she/it will feminize
we will feminize
you will feminize
they will feminize
Future Perfect
I will have feminized
you will have feminized
he/she/it will have feminized
we will have feminized
you will have feminized
they will have feminized
Future Continuous
I will be feminizing
you will be feminizing
he/she/it will be feminizing
we will be feminizing
you will be feminizing
they will be feminizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been feminizing
you have been feminizing
he/she/it has been feminizing
we have been feminizing
you have been feminizing
they have been feminizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been feminizing
you will have been feminizing
he/she/it will have been feminizing
we will have been feminizing
you will have been feminizing
they will have been feminizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been feminizing
you had been feminizing
he/she/it had been feminizing
we had been feminizing
you had been feminizing
they had been feminizing
Conditional
I would feminize
you would feminize
he/she/it would feminize
we would feminize
you would feminize
they would feminize
Past Conditional
I would have feminized
you would have feminized
he/she/it would have feminized
we would have feminized
you would have feminized
they would have feminized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.feminize - assume (more) feminine characteristics; "feminized language"; "feminized frogs"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
2.feminize - to give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to; "This hairdo feminizes the man"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations

feminize

[ˈfemɪnaɪz] VT (frm) → feminizar

feminize

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