Degender
Degender De*gen"der, Degener De*gen"er, v. i. [See {Degenerate}.] To degenerate. [Obs.] ``Degendering to hate.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

He degenereth into beastliness. --Joye. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • degender — /di jenˈdər/ (obsolete; Spenser) intransitive verb To degenerate ORIGIN: Fr dégénerer, influenced by ↑gender2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • degender — de·gen·der (dē jĕnʹdər) tr.v. de·gen·dered, de·gen··der·ing, de·gen·ders To make gender neutral, as by eliminating reference to gender or sex. * * * …   Universalium

  • degender — v. degenderize, remove mention to people s gender (i.e. male, female); make gender neutral ; remove redundant reference to gender or of prejudice toward a specific sex …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Degener — Degender De*gen der, Degener De*gen er, v. i. [See {Degenerate}.] To degenerate. [Obs.] Degendering to hate. Spenser. [1913 Webster] He degenereth into beastliness. Joye. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • degenderize — /dee jen deuh ruyz /, v.t., degenderized, degenderizing. 1. to free from any association with or dependence on gender: to degenderize employment policies. 2. to rid of unnecessary reference to gender or of prejudice toward a specific sex: to… …   Universalium

  • degenderise — (Brit.) v. degender, remove mention to people s gender (i.e. male, female); make gender neutral ; remove redundant reference to gender or of prejudice toward a specific sex (also degenderize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • degenderised — degenderise (Brit.) v. degender, remove mention to people s gender (i.e. male, female); make gender neutral ; remove redundant reference to gender or of prejudice toward a specific sex (also degenderize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • degenderises — degenderise (Brit.) v. degender, remove mention to people s gender (i.e. male, female); make gender neutral ; remove redundant reference to gender or of prejudice toward a specific sex (also degenderize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • degenderising — degenderise (Brit.) v. degender, remove mention to people s gender (i.e. male, female); make gender neutral ; remove redundant reference to gender or of prejudice toward a specific sex (also degenderize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • degenderize — (Amer.) v. degender, remove mention to people s gender (i.e. male, female); make gender neutral ; remove redundant reference to gender or of prejudice toward a specific sex (also degenderise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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