Definitions for NEUTERˈnu tər, ˈnyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neuter(adj)

    a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine)

  2. neuter(adj)

    of grammatical gender

    "`it' is the third-person singular neuter pronoun"

  3. neuter, sexless(verb)

    having no or imperfectly developed or nonfunctional sex organs

  4. alter, neuter, spay, castrate(verb)

    remove the ovaries of

    "Is your cat spayed?"

GCIDE

  1. neuter(v. t.)

    To render incapable of sexual reproduction; to remove or alter the sexual organs so as to make infertile; to alter; to fix; to desex; -- in male animals, to castrate; in female animals, to spay.

Wiktionary

  1. neuter(Noun)

    The neuter gender.

  2. neuter(Noun)

    A noun of the neuter gender; any one of those words which have the terminations usually found in neuter words.

  3. neuter(Noun)

    An organism, either vegetable or animal, which at its maturity has no generative organs, or but imperfectly developed ones, as a plant without stamens or pistils, as the garden Hydrangea; especially, one of the imperfectly developed females of certain social insects, as of the ant and the common honeybee, which perform the labors of the community, and are called workers.

  4. neuter(Noun)

    A person who takes no part in a contest; someone remaining neutral.

  5. neuter(Noun)

    An intransitive verb or state-of-being verb.

  6. neuter(Verb)

    To remove sex organs from an animal to prevent it from having offspring; to castrate or spay, particularly as applied to domestic animals.

  7. neuter(Verb)

    To rid of sexuality

  8. neuter(Adjective)

    Neither the one thing nor the other; on neither side; impartial; neutral.

  9. neuter(Adjective)

    Having a form belonging more especially to words which are not appellations of males or females; expressing or designating that which is of neither sex.

    a neuter noun; the neuter definite article; a neuter termination; the neuter gender

  10. neuter(Adjective)

    Intransitive

    a neuter verb

  11. neuter(Adjective)

    Having no generative organs, or imperfectly developed ones; sexless.

  12. Origin: from ne + uter; compare English whether and neither.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neuter(adj)

    neither the one thing nor the other; on neither side; impartial; neutral

  2. Neuter(adj)

    having a form belonging more especially to words which are not appellations of males or females; expressing or designating that which is of neither sex; as, a neuter noun; a neuter termination; the neuter gender

  3. Neuter(adj)

    intransitive; as, a neuter verb

  4. Neuter(adj)

    having no generative organs, or imperfectly developed ones; sexless. See Neuter, n., 3

  5. Neuter(noun)

    a person who takes no part in a contest; one who is either indifferent to a cause or forbears to interfere; a neutral

  6. Neuter(noun)

    a noun of the neuter gender; any one of those words which have the terminations usually found in neuter words

  7. Neuter(noun)

    an intransitive verb

  8. Neuter(noun)

    an organism, either vegetable or animal, which at its maturity has no generative organs, or but imperfectly developed ones, as a plant without stamens or pistils, as the garden Hydrangea; esp., one of the imperfectly developed females of certain social insects, as of the ant and the common honeybee, which perform the labors of the community, and are called workers

  9. Origin: [L., fr. ne not + uter whether; akin to E. whether. See No, and Whether, and cf. Neither.]

Anagrams of NEUTER »

  1. run tee

  2. tenure

  3. tureen

  4. retune


Translations for NEUTER

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • خصى, محايدArabic
  • ніякі род, ніякіBelarusian
  • среден род, среденBulgarian
  • юкъара родChechen
  • střední, střední rod, kastrovatCzech
  • intetkøn, ukønnet, neutrum, kønsløs, kastreret, kastrereDanish
  • Neutrum, verschneiden, neutral, kastrieren, geschlechtslos, intransitiv, sächlich, IntransitivumGerman
  • taEwe
  • άφυλος, ουδέτερος, ευνουχίζω, στειρώνω, αμετάβατοςGreek
  • neŭtraEsperanto
  • neutro, neutral, castrar, caparSpanish
  • neutri, intransitiivinen, intransitiiviverbi, steriloida, kuohita, neutrisukuinen, kuohia, neutrinen, kastroida, leikata, puolueeton, taho, sukupuoletonFinnish
  • hvørkikynFaroese
  • impartial, châtrer, neutre, castrer, intransitif, asexuelFrench
  • neodar, neodraigh, seascachán, neodrachIrish
  • ivartalanít, semlegesHungarian
  • neutroItalian
  • 無変化動詞, 未発達, 自動詞, 中立, 第三者, 未成熟, 中立的, 中性, 中性的Japanese
  • អលិង្គKhmer
  • 중성의Korean
  • neuterLatin
  • nekatras dzimtes, neitrālsLatvian
  • अलिंगी, नपुसकलिंग, नपुसकलिंगी, निष्पक्षMarathi
  • onzijdig, steriliseren, ongeslachtelijk, onovergangelijk, intransitief, onpartijdig, castreren, asexueel, afzijdig, knippenDutch
  • neutreOccitan
  • nijaki, nieprzechodni, rodzaj nijakiPolish
  • neutro, castrar, caparPortuguese
  • средний, кастрировать, непереходный, средний род, непереходный глагол, бесполый, обесплодитьRussian
  • नपुंसाकलिङ्गSanskrit
  • srednji, kastrirati, škopiti, neprelazni, средњи род, srednji rod, štrojiti, средњиSerbo-Croatian
  • stredný rod, strednýSlovak
  • tredhAlbanian
  • neutral, neutrum, opartisk, kastreraSwedish
  • నపుంసకలింగముTelugu
  • nötr, yansızTurkish
  • середній рід, середнійUkrainian

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