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usab [u.sab.] : convert (v.); iterate (v.); modify (v.); recur (v.); repeat (v.)
Synonyms: sab

Derivatives of usab

n. (person)1. converta person who has been converted to another religious or political belief.
~ individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soula human being.; "there was too much for one person to do"
~ converso(medieval Spain and Portugal) a Jew or Moor who professed to convert to Christianity in order to avoid persecution or expulsion.
~ proselytea new convert; especially a gentile converted to Judaism.
v. (change)2. change over, convertchange from one system to another or to a new plan or policy.; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
~ 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"
~ transducecause transduction (of energy forms).
~ metricate, metricise, metricize, metrifyconvert from a non-metric to the metric system.
~ decimalise, decimalizechange to the decimal system.; "The country decimalized the currency in 1975"
~ floatconvert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation.; "float data"
v. (change)3. convertchange the nature, purpose, or function of something.; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
~ caramelise, caramelizeconvert to caramel.
~ rasterizeconvert (an image) into pixels.
~ convertchange in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change.; "The substance converts to an acid"
~ humifyconvert (plant remains) into humus.
~ verbalise, verbalizeconvert into a verb.; "many English nouns have become verbalized"
~ sporulateconvert into spores.
~ novelise, novelize, fictionalise, fictionalizeconvert into the form or the style of a novel.; "The author novelized the historical event"
~ deadenconvert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil.
~ opalise, opalizereplace or convert into opal.; "opalized tree trunks"
~ receiveconvert into sounds or pictures.; "receive the incoming radio signals"
~ reconvertconvert back.; "Hollywood is reconverting old films"
~ maltconvert into malt.
~ maltconvert grain into malt.
~ 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"
~ feudalizebring (a country or people) under feudalism.
~ flourconvert grain into flour.
~ reclaimmake useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state.; "The people reclaimed the marshes"
~ ferment, workcause to undergo fermentation.; "We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content"; "The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats"
~ nitrifyconvert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria.
~ fossilise, fossilizeconvert to a fossil.; "The little animals fossilized and are now embedded in the limestone"
~ tantreat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather.
~ dressconvert into leather.; "dress the tanned skins"
~ compostconvert to compost.; "compost organic debris"
~ transitioncause to convert or undergo a transition.; "the company had to transition the old practices to modern technology"
~ transcribeconvert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA.
~ scrapmake into scrap or refuse.; "scrap the old airplane and sell the parts"
~ keratinise, keratinizeconvert into keratin.
~ diazotizeconvert (an amine) into a diazo compound.
~ hayconvert (plant material) into hay.
~ lignifyconvert into wood or cause to become woody.
~ mineralizetransform (a metal) into an ore.
~ mineralizeconvert into a mineral substance.
~ ozonise, ozonizeconvert (oxygen) into ozone.
~ slagconvert into slag.
~ sulfateconvert into a sulfate.
~ cutinizeconvert into cutin.
~ duplexchange into a duplex.
~ encodeconvert information into code.; "encode pictures digitally"
v. (change)4. convertchange religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief.; "She converted to Buddhism"
~ 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"
~ convertcause to adopt a new or different faith.; "The missionaries converted the Indian population"
v. (change)5. change, commute, convert, exchangeexchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category.; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
~ rectifyconvert into direct current.; "rectify alternating current"
~ utilizeconvert (from an investment trust to a unit trust).
~ capitalise, capitalizeconvert (a company's reserve funds) into capital.
~ replacesubstitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected).; "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
~ launderconvert illegally obtained funds into legal ones.
~ switch, change, shiftlay aside, abandon, or leave for another.; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
~ breakexchange for smaller units of money.; "I had to break a $100 bill just to buy the candy"
v. (change)6. convertcause to adopt a new or different faith.; "The missionaries converted the Indian population"
~ 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"
~ convertchange religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief.; "She converted to Buddhism"
~ convertchange religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief.; "She converted to Buddhism"
~ islamise, islamizeconvert to Islam.; "The Mughals Islamized much of Northern India in the 16th century"
~ christianise, christianizeconvert to Christianity.; "missionaries have tried to Christianize native people all over the world"
~ evangelise, evangelizeconvert to Christianity.; "The missionaries evangelized the Pacific Islanders"
~ catholicise, catholicize, latinise, latinizecause to adopt Catholicism.
~ proselytise, proselytizeconvert to another faith or religion.
v. (competition)7. convertscore an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone.; "Smith converted and his team won"
~ convertscore (a spare).
~ rack up, score, tally, hitgain points in a game.; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
v. (competition)8. convertcomplete successfully.; "score a penalty shot or free throw"
~ convertscore (a spare).
~ rack up, score, tally, hitgain points in a game.; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
v. (competition)9. convertscore (a spare).
~ bowlinga game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them.
~ convertcomplete successfully.; "score a penalty shot or free throw"
~ convertscore an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone.; "Smith converted and his team won"
~ rack up, score, tally, hitgain points in a game.; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
v. (communication)10. convert, convince, win overmake (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something.; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"
~ persuadecause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm.; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
~ disarmmake less hostile; win over.; "Her charm disarmed the prosecution lawyer completely"
v. (change)11. commute, convert, exchangeexchange a penalty for a less severe one.
~ 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"
v. (change)12. convertchange in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change.; "The substance converts to an acid"
~ chemical science, chemistrythe science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions.
~ 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"
~ caramelise, caramelizebe converted into caramel.; "The sugar caramelized"
~ convertchange the nature, purpose, or function of something.; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
~ maltturn into malt, become malt.
~ immobilise, immobilizeconvert (assets) into fixed capital.
~ melanise, melanizeconvert into, or infiltrate with melanin.
v. (communication)1. ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retellto say, state, or perform again.; "She kept reiterating her request"
~ telllet something be known.; "Tell them that you will be late"
~ perseveratepsychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus.; "The subjects in this study perseverated"
~ dittorepeat an action or statement.; "The next speaker dittoed her argument"
~ harp, dwellcome back to.; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
~ translate, interpret, renderrestate (words) from one language into another language.; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U.N."
~ paraphrase, rephrase, rewordexpress the same message in different words.
~ sum up, summarize, summarise, resumegive a summary (of).; "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
~ quote, citerepeat a passage from.; "He quoted the Bible to her"
v. (change)2. iteraterun or be performed again.; "the function iterates"
~ math, mathematics, mathsa science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement.
~ computer science, computingthe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures.
~ recur, repeathappen or occur again.; "This is a recurring story"
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"
v. (change)1. recur, repeathappen or occur again.; "This is a recurring story"
~ come about, hap, happen, occur, take place, go on, fall out, pass off, passcome to pass.; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
~ iteraterun or be performed again.; "the function iterates"
~ cyclerecur in repeating sequences.
v. (communication)2. go back, recurreturn in thought or speech to something.
~ hark back, come back, recall, returngo back to something earlier.; "This harks back to a previous remark of his"
v. (social)3. fall back, recur, resorthave recourse to.; "The government resorted to rationing meat"
~ apply, employ, use, utilise, utilizeput into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
n. (event)1. repeat, repetitionan event that repeats.; "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"
~ periodic event, recurrent eventan event that recurs at intervals.
~ sequenceseveral repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys.
~ cyclea periodically repeated sequence of events.; "a cycle of reprisal and retaliation"
~ rematch, replaysomething (especially a game) that is played again.
~ recurrence, returnhappening again (especially at regular intervals).; "the return of spring"
v. (creation)2. double, duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicatemake or do or perform again.; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
~ replicate, copyreproduce or make an exact copy of.; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
~ recapitulaterepeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life.
~ geminate, reduplicateform by reduplication.; "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word"
~ reproducemake a copy or equivalent of.; "reproduce the painting"
v. (communication)3. echo, repeatto say again or imitate.; "followers echoing the cries of their leaders"
~ reciterepeat aloud from memory.; "she recited a poem"; "The pupil recited his lesson for the day"
~ cuckoorepeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call.
~ reechorepeat back like an echo.
~ parrotrepeat mindlessly.; "The students parroted the teacher's words"
~ regurgitate, reproducerepeat after memorization.; "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"
~ let loose, let out, utter, emitexpress audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words).; "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
v. (social)4. repeat, take overdo over.; "They would like to take it over again"
~ act, moveperform an action, or work out or perform (an action).; "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
v. (creation)5. recapitulate, repeat, reprise, reprizerepeat an earlier theme of a composition.
~ musicmusical activity (singing or whistling etc.).; "his music was his central interest"
~ spiel, playreplay (as a melody).; "Play it again, Sam"; "She played the third movement very beautifully"