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modipikar [mu.di.pi.kar.] : modify (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: modificar: modify ]

Derivatives of modipikar

v. (change)1. modifymake less severe or harsh or extreme.; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
~ changeundergo 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"
~ optimise, optimizemodify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost.; "optimize a computer program"
~ attempermodify the temperature of.; "attemper the air"
~ syncopatemodify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat.
~ updatemodernize or bring up to date.; "We updated the kitchen in the old house"
~ updatebring to the latest state of technology.
~ hop up, soup up, hot upmake more powerful.; "he souped up the old cars"
~ creamadd cream to one's coffee, for example.
~ qualify, restrictmake more specific.; "qualify these remarks"
~ spoil, corruptalter from the original.
~ temper, hardenharden by reheating and cooling in oil.; "temper steel"
~ specialise, specializesuit to a special purpose.; "specialize one's research"; "this kind of beak has become specialized in certain Galapagos finches"
~ bufferadd a buffer (a solution).; "buffered saline solution for the eyes"
~ inflectchange the form of a word in accordance as required by the grammatical rules of the language.
~ cushion, buffer, softenprotect from impact.; "cushion the blow"
v. (change)2. modify, qualifyadd a modifier to a constituent.
~ grammarthe branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics).
~ addmake an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of.; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"
v. (change)3. alter, change, modifycause 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"
~ awaken, wake up, waken, rouse, arouse, wakecause to become awake or conscious.; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
~ cause to sleepmake fall asleep.; "The soft music caused us to fall asleep"
~ affectact physically on; have an effect upon.; "the medicine affects my heart rate"
~ refreshen, freshen, refreshmake fresh again.
~ fecundate, inseminate, fertilise, fertilizeintroduce semen into (a female).
~ indisposecause to feel unwell.; "She was indisposed"
~ crybring into a particular state by crying.; "The little boy cried himself to sleep"
~ etiolatemake pale or sickly.; "alcohol etiolates your skin"
~ changeundergo 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"
~ shadevary slightly.; "shade the meaning"
~ animalise, animalize, brutalise, brutalizemake brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman.; "Life in the camps had brutalized him"
~ convertchange the nature, purpose, or function of something.; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
~ opalise, opalizemake opalescent.
~ arterialise, arterializechange venous blood into arterial blood.
~ make, getgive certain properties to something.; "get someone mad"; "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at the meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This invention will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself clear"
~ counterchange, interchange, transposecause to change places.; "interchange this screw for one of a smaller size"
~ vascularise, vascularizemake vascular.; "the yolk sac is gradually vascularized"
~ decrepitateto roast or calcine so as to cause to crackle or until crackling stops.; "decrepitate salts"
~ suburbanise, suburbanizemake suburban in character.; "highly suburbanized cities"
~ revolutionize, revolutionise, overturnchange radically.; "E-mail revolutionized communication in academe"
~ etiolatebleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight.
~ barbarise, barbarizemake crude or savage in behavior or speech.; "his years in prison have barbarized the young man"
~ alkalinise, alkalinizemake (a substance) alkaline.; "The oxide is alkalized"
~ mythicise, mythicize, mythologise, mythologizemake into a myth.; "The Europeans have mythicized Rte. 66"
~ allegorise, allegorizemake into an allegory.; "The story was allegorized over time"
~ demythologise, demythologizeremove the mythical element from (writings).; "the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value"
~ land, bringbring into a different state.; "this may land you in jail"
~ coarsenmake less subtle or refined.; "coarsen one's ideals"
~ affect, bear upon, bear on, impact, touch on, touchhave an effect upon.; "Will the new rules affect me?"
~ alchemise, alchemizealter (elements) by alchemy.
~ alcoholise, alcoholizemake alcoholic, as by fermenting.; "alcoholize prunes"
~ shape, formgive shape or form to.; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"
~ round down, round off, round out, roundexpress as a round number.; "round off the amount"
~ suspendcause to be held in suspension in a fluid.; "suspend the particles"
~ sobercause to become sober.; "A sobering thought"
~ reconstructcause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically.
~ increasemake bigger or more.; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
~ ease off, let up, ease upreduce pressure or intensity.; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"
~ assimilatemake similar.; "This country assimilates immigrants very quickly"
~ dissimilatemake dissimilar; cause to become less similar.
~ commute, exchange, convertexchange a penalty for a less severe one.
~ vitalise, vitalizegive life to.; "The eggs are vitalized"
~ clear, unclutterrid of obstructions.; "Clear your desk"
~ activatemake active or more active.; "activate an old file"
~ activatemake (substances) radioactive.
~ aerate, activateaerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter.
~ activatemake more adsorptive.; "activate a metal"
~ deactivate, inactivatemake inactive.; "they deactivated the file"
~ blunt, deadenmake less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation.; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"
~ remodel, redo, reconstructdo over, as of (part of) a house.; "We are remodeling these rooms"
~ edit, redactprepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting.; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
~ edit out, edit, cutcut and assemble the components of.; "edit film"; "cut recording tape"
~ tame, chasten, subduecorrect by punishment or discipline.
~ chasten, temper, moderaterestrain.
~ ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, betterto make better.; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
~ aggravate, exacerbate, worsen, exasperatemake worse.; "This drug aggravates the pain"
~ wetcause to become wet.; "Wet your face"
~ dry, dry outremove the moisture from and make dry.; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
~ lubricatemake slippery or smooth through the application of a lubricant.; "lubricate the key"
~ beef up, fortify, strengthenmake strong or stronger.; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"
~ fortify, lace, spikeadd alcohol to (beverages).; "the punch is spiked!"
~ weakenlessen the strength of.; "The fever weakened his body"
~ bluntmake less sharp.; "blunt the knives"
~ oxidise, oxidate, oxidizeadd oxygen to or combine with oxygen.
~ merge, unify, unitejoin or combine.; "We merged our resources"
~ agemake older.; "The death of his child aged him tremendously"
~ ripen, maturecause to ripen or develop fully.; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"
~ antiquate, antiquegive an antique appearance to.; "antique furniture"
~ antiquatemake obsolete or old-fashioned.
~ make grow, developcause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development.; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple"
~ softenmake soft or softer.; "This liquid will soften your laundry"
~ damageinflict damage upon.; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
~ ossifycause to become hard and bony.; "The disease ossified the tissue"
~ acerbatemake sour or bitter.
~ stabilize, stabilisemake stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium.; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices"
~ destabilise, destabilizemake unstable.; "Terrorism destabilized the government"
~ sensibilise, sensibilize, sensify, sensitize, sensitisemake sensitive or aware.; "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"
~ desensitise, desensitizemake insensitive.; "His military training desensitized him"
~ accustom, habituatemake psychologically or physically used (to something).; "She became habituated to the background music"
~ disarray, disorderbring disorder to.
~ discolorcause to lose or change color.; "The detergent discolored my shirts"
~ color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colouradd color to.; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
~ stainproduce or leave stains.; "Red wine stains the table cloth"
~ huetake on color or become colored.; "In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey"
~ uglifymake ugly.
~ untunecause to be out of tune.; "Don't untune that string!"
~ adjust, correct, setalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard.; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
~ setput into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state.; "set the house afire"
~ disqualify, unfit, indisposemake unfit or unsuitable.; "Your income disqualifies you"
~ domesticise, domesticize, domesticate, tame, reclaimovercome the wildness of; make docile and tractable.; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
~ widenmake wider.; "widen the road"
~ dehydrogenateremove hydrogen from.
~ hydrogenatecombine or treat with or expose to hydrogen; add hydrogen to the molecule of (an unsaturated organic compound).
~ oxygenise, oxygenizechange (a compound) by increasing the proportion of the electronegative part; or change (an element or ion) from a lower to a higher positive valence: remove one or more electrons from (an atom, ion, or molecule).
~ darkenmake dark or darker.; "darken a room"
~ brighten, lighten up, lightenmake lighter or brighter.; "The paint will brighten the room"
~ blear, blurmake dim or indistinct.; "The fog blurs my vision"
~ bedim, overcloud, obscuremake obscure or unclear.; "The distinction was obscured"
~ blot out, obliterate, veil, hide, obscuremake undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing.; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"
~ cooktransform by heating.; "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"
~ slenderise, slenderizemake slender or appear to be slender.; "slenderizing skirts"
~ crackcause to become cracked.; "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"
~ dismiss, dissolvedeclare void.; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
~ terminate, endbring to an end or halt.; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
~ defog, demistfree from mist.; "demist the car windows"
~ concentrate, condense, contractcompress or concentrate.; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
~ cool, cool down, chillmake cool or cooler.; "Chill the food"
~ heat, heat upmake hot or hotter.; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"
~ warmmake warm or warmer.; "The blanket will warm you"
~ boilbring to, or maintain at, the boiling point.; "boil this liquid until it evaporates"
~ freezecause to freeze.; "Freeze the leftover food"
~ blistercause blisters to form on.; "the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet"
~ change over, shift, switchmake a shift in or exchange of.; "First Joe led; then we switched"
~ transposechange key.; "Can you transpose this fugue into G major?"
~ convert, change overchange from one system to another or to a new plan or policy.; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
~ transformincrease or decrease (an alternating current or voltage).
~ transformchange (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species.
~ transformconvert (one form of energy) to another.; "transform energy to light"
~ transmutealter the nature of (elements).
~ transform, transmute, transubstantiatechange or alter in form, appearance, or nature.; "This experience transformed her completely"; "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture"; "transubstantiate one element into another"
~ ashconvert into ashes.
~ translate, transformchange from one form or medium into another.; "Braque translated collage into oil"
~ reform, reclaim, rectify, regeneratebring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one.; "The Church reformed me"; "reform your conduct"
~ convertcause to adopt a new or different faith.; "The missionaries converted the Indian population"
~ islamise, islamizecause to conform to Islamic law.; "Islamize the dietary laws"
~ reverse, invert, turn backturn inside out or upside down.
~ invertmake an inversion (in a musical composition).; "here the theme is inverted"
~ customise, customizemake according to requirements.; "customize a car"
~ personalise, personalize, individualise, individualizemake personal or more personal.; "personalized service"
~ depersonalise, depersonalize, objectifymake impersonal or present as an object.; "Will computers depersonalize human interactions?"; "Pornography objectifies women"
~ sharpenraise the pitch of (musical notes).
~ flatten, droplower the pitch of (musical notes).
~ disintegratecause to undergo fission or lose particles.
~ magnetize, magnetisemake magnetic.; "The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings"
~ degauss, demagnetise, demagnetizemake nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of).; "demagnetize the iron shavings"; "they degaussed the ship"
~ simplifymake simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent.; "We had to simplify the instructions"; "this move will simplify our lives"
~ rarify, complicate, refine, elaboratemake more complex, intricate, or richer.; "refine a design or pattern"
~ refinemake more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of.; "refine a method of analysis"; "refine the constant in the equation"
~ complicate, perplexmake more complicated.; "There was a new development that complicated the matter"
~ pressurise, pressurize, superchargeincrease the pressure on a gas or liquid.
~ centralise, centralize, concentratemake central.; "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"
~ decentralise, decentralize, deconcentratemake less central.; "After the revolution, food distribution was decentralized"
~ socialise, socializemake conform to socialist ideas and philosophies.; "Health care should be socialized!"
~ gear up, prepare, ready, set, fix, set upmake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc.; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
~ internationalise, internationalizemake international in character.; "We internationalized the committee"
~ bolshevise, bolshevize, communise, communizemake Communist or bring in accord with Communist principles.; "communize the government"
~ europeanize, europeanisemake (continental) European in customs, character, or ideas.
~ europeanise, europeanizedenationalize and subject (a territory) to the supervision of an agency of a European community of nations.
~ bestialise, bestializemake brutal and depraved; give animal-like qualities to.
~ americanise, americanizemake American in character.; "The year in the US has completely Americanized him"
~ frenchifymake French in appearance or character.; "let's Frenchify the restaurant and charge more money"
~ civilise, civilizeraise from a barbaric to a civilized state.; "The wild child found wandering in the forest was gradually civilized"
~ nationalize, nationaliseput under state control or ownership.; "Mitterand nationalized the banks"
~ denationalise, denationalizeput under private control or ownership.; "The steel industry was denationalized"
~ naturalize, naturalisemake into a citizen.; "The French family was naturalized last year"
~ denaturalise, denaturalizestrip of the rights and duties of citizenship.; "The former Nazi was denaturalized"
~ naturalise, naturalizemake more natural or lifelike.
~ denaturalise, denaturalizemake less natural or unnatural.
~ even, even outbecome even or more even.; "even out the surface"
~ equalise, equalize, equal, equate, matchmake equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching.; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
~ stiffenmake stiff or stiffer.; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine"
~ loosen, loosemake loose or looser.; "loosen the tension on a rope"
~ tighten, fastenmake tight or tighter.; "Tighten the wire"
~ transitivise, transitivizemake transitive.; "adding `out' to many verbs transitivizes them"
~ detransitivise, detransitivize, intransitivise, intransitivizeintransitivize.; "removing the object will intransitivize the verbs"
~ thicken, inspissatemake thick or thicker.; "Thicken the sauce"; "inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch"
~ fullmake (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering.
~ diversifymake (more) diverse.; "diversify a course of study"
~ decelerate, slow downreduce the speed of.; "He slowed down the car"
~ deadenmake vapid or deprive of spirit.; "deadened wine"
~ accelerate, speed up, speedcause to move faster.; "He accelerated the car"
~ retard, delay, checkslow the growth or development of.; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"
~ minify, decrease, lessenmake smaller.; "He decreased his staff"
~ liquidise, liquify, liquefy, liquidizemake (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating.; "liquefy the silver"
~ solvatecause a solvation in (a substance).
~ dissolvecause to fade away.; "dissolve a shot or a picture"
~ validatemake valid or confirm the validity of.; "validate a ticket"
~ vitiate, void, invalidatetake away the legal force of or render ineffective.; "invalidate a contract"
~ emptymake void or empty of contents.; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"
~ fill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense.; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
~ saturatecause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance.
~ clot, coagulatecause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state.
~ loudencause to become loud.
~ renormalise, renormalize, normalise, normalizemake normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard.; "normalize relations with China"; "normalize the temperature"; "normalize the spelling"
~ morphcause to change shape in a computer animation.; "The computer programmer morphed the image"
~ neutralise, neutralizemake chemically neutral.; "She neutralized the solution"
~ commercialise, commercialize, marketmake commercial.; "Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life"
~ purify, sanctify, purgemake pure or free from sin or guilt.; "he left the monastery purified"
~ mechanise, mechanizemake mechanical.; "mechanize the procedure"
~ automate, automatise, automatizemake automatic or control or operate automatically.; "automatize the production"; "automate the movement of the robot"
~ automatise, automatizeturn into an automaton.
~ mechanise, mechanizemake monotonous; make automatic or routine.; "If your work becomes too mechanized, change jobs!"
~ chord, harmonise, harmonizebring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing.
~ polarise, polarizecause to vibrate in a definite pattern.; "polarize light waves"
~ glorifybestow glory upon.; "The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic"
~ contaminatemake radioactive by adding radioactive material.; "Don't drink the water--it's contaminated"
~ devaluelower the value or quality of.; "The tear devalues the painting"
~ insulateprotect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material.; "We had his bedroom insulated before winter came"
~ calcifyconvert into lime.; "the salts calcified the rock"
~ urbanize, urbanisemake more industrial or city-like.; "The area was urbanized after many people moved in"
~ urbanise, urbanizeimpart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon.; "Birds are being urbanized by people in outdoor cafes feeding them"
~ emulsifycause to become an emulsion; make into an emulsion.
~ demulsifycause to demulsify.
~ decarboxylateremove a carboxyl group from (a chemical compound).
~ nazifycause or force to adopt Nazism or a Nazi character.; "Hitler nazified Germany in the 1930's"; "The arts were nazified everywhere in Germany"
~ fecundate, fertilise, fertilizemake fertile or productive.; "The course fertilized her imagination"
~ clarifymake clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating.; "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"
~ embrittlemake brittle.
~ markmake or leave a mark on.; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
~ nickdivide or reset the tail muscles of.; "nick horses"
~ disable, disenable, incapacitatemake unable to perform a certain action.; "disable this command on your computer"
~ enablerender capable or able for some task.; "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"; "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain"
~ de-emphasise, de-emphasize, destressreduce the emphasis.
~ tenderise, tenderize, tendermake tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer.; "tenderize meat"
~ chargecause formation of a net electrical charge in or on.; "charge a conductor"
~ bubblecause to form bubbles.; "bubble gas through a liquid"
~ sweetenmake sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable.; "sweeten a deal"
~ iodinatecause to combine with iodine.; "iodinate thyroxine"
~ ionateadd ions to.
~ archaise, archaizegive an archaic appearance of character to.; "archaized craftwork"
~ informgive character or essence to.; "The principles that inform modern teaching"
~ officialise, officializemake official.; "We officialized our relationship"
~ occidentalise, occidentalize, westernise, westernizemake western in character.; "The country was Westernized after it opened up"
~ orientalise, orientalizemake oriental in character.; "orientalize your garden"
~ acetylate, acetylise, acetylizeintroduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound).
~ achromatise, achromatizeremove color from.; "achromatize the lenses"
~ collimate, parallelmake or place parallel to something.; "They paralleled the ditch to the highway"
~ campgive an artificially banal or sexual quality to.
~ classicise, classicizemake classic or classical.
~ conventionalise, conventionalizemake conventional or adapt to conventions.; "conventionalized behavior"
~ decimalise, decimalizechange from fractions to decimals.; "Stock prices will be decimalized in the year 2000"
~ dizzymake dizzy or giddy.; "a dizzying pace"
~ envenom, poisonadd poison to.; "Her husband poisoned her drink in order to kill her"
~ exteriorise, objectify, exteriorize, externalise, externalizemake external or objective, or give reality to.; "language externalizes our thoughts"
~ glamorise, glamourize, glamorize, glamourisemake glamorous and attractive.; "This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!"
~ introvertturn inside.; "He introverted his feelings"
~ laicise, laicizereduce to lay status.; "laicize the parochial schools"
~ politicise, politicizegive a political character to.; "politicize the discussion"
~ radicalizemake more radical in social or political outlook.; "Her work in the developing world radicalized her"
~ proofactivate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk.; "proof yeast"
~ romanticise, romanticizemake romantic in style.; "The designer romanticized the little black dress"
~ rusticatelend a rustic character to.; "rusticate the house in the country"
~ sauceadd zest or flavor to, make more interesting.; "sauce the roast"
~ shallow, shoalmake shallow.; "The silt shallowed the canal"
~ tenseincrease the tension on.; "alternately relax and tense your calf muscle"; "tense the rope manually before tensing the spring"
~ steepenmake steeper.; "The landslides have steepened the mountain sides"
~ scramblemake unintelligible.; "scramble the message so that nobody can understand it"
~ unscramblemake intelligible.; "Can you unscramble the message?"
~ unsexremove the qualities typical of one's sex.; "She unsexed herself"
~ vitrifychange into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat.
~ pallcause to become flat.; "pall the beer"
~ saponifyconvert into soap by hydrolizing an ester into an acid and alcohol as a result of treating it with an alkali.; "saponify oils and fats"
~ expand, extendexpand the influence of.; "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"
~ set aside, suspendmake inoperative or stop.; "suspend payments on the loan"
~ muddymake turbid.; "muddy the water"
~ transformsubject to a mathematical transformation.
~ elevate, lift, raiseraise in rank or condition.; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
~ harshenmake harsh or harsher.; "Winter harshened the look of the city"
~ dingemake dingy.
~ demonise, demonizemake into a demon.; "Power had demonized him"
~ devilise, devilize, diabolise, diabolizeturn into a devil or make devilish.; "Man devilized by war"
~ etherealize, etherialisemake ethereal.
~ immaterialise, immaterialize, unsubstantialise, unsubstantializerender immaterial or incorporeal.
~ animise, animize, animategive lifelike qualities to.; "animated cartoons"
~ clearmake clear, bright, light, or translucent.; "The water had to be cleared through filtering"
~ dynamise, dynamizemake (a drug) effective.; "dynamized medicine"
~ dynamise, dynamizemake more dynamic.; "She was dynamized by her desire to go to grad school"
~ rarefy, sublimate, subtilizemake more subtle or refined.
~ volatilise, volatilizemake volatile; cause to pass off in a vapor.
~ uniformise, uniformizemake uniform.; "the data have been uniformized"
~ symmetrise, symmetrizemake symmetric.; "symmetrized waves"
~ eternalise, eternalize, eternise, eternize, immortalise, immortalizemake famous forever.; "This melody immortalized its composer"
~ denaturemake (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes.
~ denaturemodify (as a native protein) especially by heat, acid, alkali, or ultraviolet radiation so that all of the original properties are removed or diminished.
~ denatureadd nonfissionable material to (fissionable material) so as to make unsuitable for use in an atomic bomb.
~ sanitise, sanitizemake less offensive or more acceptable by removing objectionable features.; "sanitize a document before releasing it to the press"; "sanitize history"; "sanitize the language in a book"
~ verbifymake into a verb.; "'mouse' has been verbified by computer users"
~ shiftmove from one setting or context to another.; "shift the emphasis"; "shift one's attention"
~ sputtercause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed.; "The solar wind protons must sputter away the surface atoms of the dust"
~ drawbring or lead someone to a certain action or condition.; "She was drawn to despair"; "The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum"; "The session was drawn to a close"
~ makechange from one form into another.; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks"
~ dopeadd impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties.; "The resistors have been doped"
~ prostraterender helpless or defenseless.; "They prostrated the enemy"
~ exciteproduce a magnetic field in.; "excite the neurons"
~ energise, energize, exciteraise to a higher energy level.; "excite the atoms"
~ shakebring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking.; "He was shaken from his dreams"; "shake the salt out of the salt shaker"
~ outmodemake unfashionable, outdated, or obsolete.; "Modern ways of cooking have outmoded the hearth"
~ spice, spice upmake more interesting or flavorful.; "Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer"
~ shortenmake short or shorter.; "shorten the skirt"; "shorten the rope by a few inches"
~ thinkbring into a given condition by mental preoccupation.; "She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam"
~ makecause to be enjoyable or pleasurable.; "make my day"
~ deflateproduce deflation in.; "The new measures deflated the economy"
~ inflatecause prices to rise by increasing the available currency or credit.; "The war inflated the economy"
~ reflateeconomics: raise demand, expand the money supply, or raise prices, after a period of deflation.; "These measures reflated the economy"
~ digitalise, digitalize, digitise, digitizeput into digital form, as for use in a computer.; "he bought a device to digitize the data"
~ gelatinise, gelatinizeconvert into gelatinous form or jelly.; "hot water will gelatinize starch"
~ recombinecause genetic recombination.; "should scientists recombine DNA?"
~ effeminise, effeminize, feminise, feminize, womanizeto give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to.; "This hairdo feminizes the man"
~ masculinise, virilise, virilize, masculinizeproduce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy.; "the drugs masculinized the teenage girl"
~ masculinizegive a masculine appearance or character to.; "Fashion designers have masculinized women's looks in the 1990s"
~ disharmonize, dissonatecause to sound harsh and unpleasant.
~ sexualise, sexualizemake sexual, endow with sex, attribute sex to.; "The god was sexualized and married to another god"; "Some languages sexualize all nouns and do not have a neuter gender"
~ schematise, schematizegive conventional form to.; "some art forms schematise designs into geometrical patterns"
~ patentmake open to sight or notice.; "His behavior has patented an embarrassing fact about him"
~ constitutionalise, constitutionalizeincorporate into a constitution, make constitutional.; "A woman's right to an abortion was constitutionalized in the 1970's"
~ rationalise, rationalizeremove irrational quantities from.; "This function can be rationalized"
~ plasticise, plasticizemake plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer.; "plasticized PVC"
~ rarefylessen the density or solidity of.; "The bones are rarefied"
~ paganise, paganizemake pagan in character.; "The Church paganized Christianity"
~ incandescecause to become incandescent or glow.; "the lamp was incandesced"
~ deaminate, deaminizeremove the amino radical (usually by hydrolysis) from an amino compound; to perform deamination.
~ angulatemake or become angular.
~ circularizemake circular.
~ sensitise, sensitizemake (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion.; "sensitize the photographic film"
~ sensitise, sensitizemake sensitive to a drug or allergen.; "Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen"
~ depolarise, depolarizeeliminate the polarization of.
~ intensifymake the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark.
~ isomerise, isomerizecause to change into an isomer.
~ legitimatemake (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone).; "They legitimized their natural child"
~ vaporise, evaporatecause to change into a vapor.; "The chemist evaporated the water"
~ industrialise, industrializeorganize (the production of something) into an industry.; "The Chinese industrialized textile production"
~ opacifymake opaque.; "The glass was opacified more greater privacy"
~ opsonizemake (cells) more susceptible to the action of phagocytes.
~ militarise, militarizeadopt for military use.; "militarize the Civil Service"
~ nationalise, nationalizemake national in character or scope.; "His heroic deeds were nationalized by the press"
~ recommendmake attractive or acceptable.; "Honesty recommends any person"
~ sentimentalise, sentimentalizemake (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities.; "Too much poetry sentimentalizes the mind"; "These experiences have sentimentalized her"
~ solemnise, solemnizemake solemn and grave.; "This ceremony solemnized our hearts"
~ territorialise, territorializeplace on a territorial basis.; "The railways were territorialized"
~ transaminatechange (an amino group) by transferring it from one compound to another.
~ transfigure, spiritualize, glorifyelevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration.
~ unsanctifyremove the sanctification from or make unsanctified.
~ vesiculatecause to become vesicular or full of air cells.; "vesiculate an organ"
~ visualise, visualizemake visible.; "With this machine, ultrasound can be visualized"
~ variegatechange the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors.
~ ventilatefurnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape.; "The architect did not think about ventilating the storage space"
~ vivifymake more striking or animated.; "his remarks always vivify an otherwise dull story"
~ vulgarise, vulgarizedebase and make vulgar.; "The Press has vulgarized Love and Marriage"
~ supplemake pliant and flexible.; "These boots are not yet suppled by frequent use"
~ professionalise, professionalizemake professional or give a professional character to.; "Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs"
~ smutmake obscene.; "This line in the play smuts the entire act"
~ stillmake motionless.
~ weaponizemake into or use as a weapon or a potential weapon.; "Will modern physicists weaponize String Theory?"
~ eroticize, sex upgive erotic character to or make more interesting.; "eroticize the ads"
~ piggybackbring into alignment with.; "an amendment to piggyback the current law"
~ portmodify (software) for use on a different machine or platform.
~ lifehackmake one's day-to-day activities more efficient.
~ cloudmake less clear.; "the stroke clouded memories of her youth"
~ obnubilate, obscure, blur, confusemake unclear, indistinct, or blurred.; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
~ tame, tone down, moderatemake less strong or intense; soften.; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
~ obfuscatemake obscure or unclear.
~ synchronise, synchronizemake (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action.; "synchronize this film"
~ mince, moderate, softenmake less severe or harsh.; "He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears"
~ militarise, militarizelend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force.; "militarize Germany again after the war"
~ break down, crushmake ineffective.; "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"
~ fat, fatten, fatten out, fatten up, flesh out, plump out, plump, fill outmake fat or plump.; "We will plump out that poor starving child"
~ disturb, touchtamper with.; "Don't touch my CDs!"
~ dullmake dull in appearance.; "Age had dulled the surface"
~ blunt, dullmake dull or blunt.; "Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"
~ sharpenmake sharp or sharper.; "sharpen the knives"
~ coarsenmake or become coarse or coarser.; "coarsen the surface"; "Their minds coarsened"
~ loosenmake less dense.; "loosen the soil"
~ untie, undo, loosencause to become loose.; "undo the shoelace"; "untie the knot"; "loosen the necktie"
~ barbprovide with barbs.; "barbed wire"
~ stringprovide with strings.; "string my guitar"
~ straighten, straighten outmake straight.
~ bringcause to come into a particular state or condition.; "Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence"; "bring water to the boiling point"
~ amalgamate, commix, mingle, unify, mixto bring or combine together or with something else.; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
~ chargefill or load to capacity.; "charge the wagon with hay"
~ putcause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation.; "That song put me in awful good humor"; "put your ideas in writing"
~ clean, make cleanmake clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from.; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth"
~ begrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, soilmake soiled, filthy, or dirty.; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
~ depress, lowercause to drop or sink.; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir"
~ deformmake formless.; "the heat deformed the plastic sculpture"
~ break up, breakdestroy the completeness of a set of related items.; "The book dealer would not break the set"
~ altermake an alteration to.; "This dress needs to be altered"
~ adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, beautify, embellishmake more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc..; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
~ humanise, humanizemake more humane.; "The mayor tried to humanize life in the big city"
~ humblecause to be unpretentious.; "This experience will humble him"
~ alienate, disaffect, alien, estrangearouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness.; "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"
~ rightput in or restore to an upright position.; "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
~ desensitise, desensitizecause not to be sensitive.; "The war desensitized many soldiers"; "The photographic plate was desensitized"
~ deodorise, deodorize, deodouriseeliminate the odor from.; "This stick will deodorize your armpits"
~ developmake visible by means of chemical solutions.; "Please develop this roll of film for me"
~ blurto make less distinct or clear.; "The haze blurs the hills"
~ blindmake blind by putting the eyes out.; "The criminals were punished and blinded"
~ change intensityincrease or decrease in intensity.
~ change tastealter the flavor of.
~ interchange, substitute, replace, exchangeput in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items.; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"
~ capturebring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit.; "This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons"; "The star captured a comet"
~ contribute, lend, impart, add, bestow, bringbestow a quality on.; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"
~ reestablish, reinstate, restorebring back into original existence, use, function, or position.; "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne"
~ liberalize, liberalisemake liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules.
~ redress, right, correct, compensatemake reparations or amends for.; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
~ democratise, democratizeintroduce democratic reforms; of nations.
~ neutralizemake politically neutral and thus inoffensive.; "The treaty neutralized the small republic"
~ corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, misdirect, pervert, profane, vitiate, subvertcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality.; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"
~ loosen, relaxmake less severe or strict.; "The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught"
~ unify, unitebring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation.; "the Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups"
~ flocculatecause to become a fluffy or lumpy aggregate.; "The chemist flocculated the suspended material"
~ turncause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics.; "The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him"; "The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold"
~ coherecause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole.; "Religion can cohere social groups"