Antonyms for neuter

Grammar : Verb
Spell : noo-ter, nyoo-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnu tər, ˈnyu-

Definition of neuter

Origin :
  • late 14c., of grammatical gender, "neither masculine nor feminine," from Latin neuter "of the neuter gender," literally "neither one nor the other," from ne- "not, no" (see un-) + uter "either (of two)" (see whether). Probably a loan-translation of Greek oudeteros "neither, neuter." In 16c., it had the sense of "taking neither side, neutral."
  • verb remove sex organs
Example sentences :
  • It is not sexless, but bi-sexual; not neuter but masculine-feminine.
  • Extract from : « Sex=The Unknown Quantity » by Ali Nomad
  • Here do refers to the state, and is essentially passive or neuter.
  • Extract from : « The Verbalist » by Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
  • The neuter verbs to taste and to smell are often followed by of.
  • Extract from : « The Verbalist » by Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
  • For in this case it is lawfull for no man to be a / neuter / as they call it.
  • Extract from : « A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful » by Peter Martyr
  • At this point they cease altogether, and the central point is neuter.
  • Extract from : « A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication » by Daniel Clark
  • These forms are in the neuter gender and are not followed by nouns.
  • Extract from : « Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language » by Diego Collado
  • The word ridden does not agree with horse, since it is of the neuter gender.
  • Extract from : « A Handbook of the English Language » by Robert Gordon Latham
  • The editor rose in her mind from the state of neuter to something of a man.
  • Extract from : « Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete » by George Meredith
  • This is expressed, after St. John's fashion, by the neuter, .
  • Extract from : « Expositor's Bible: The Epistles of St. John » by William Alexander
  • The neuter possessive pronoun, for example, has been put in.
  • Extract from : « The Greatest English Classic » by Cleland Boyd McAfee

Synonyms for neuter

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