animalise

verb
1. represent in the form of an animal
Syn: ↑animalize
Derivationally related forms: ↑animal, ↑animal (for: ↑animalize)
Hypernyms: ↑represent, ↑interpret
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

2. make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
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Life in the camps had brutalized him

Syn: ↑brutalize, ↑brutalise, ↑animalize
Derivationally related forms: ↑brutalisation (for: ↑brutalise), ↑brutal (for: ↑brutalize), ↑brutalization (for: ↑brutalize)
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

3. become brutal or insensitive and unfeeling
Syn: ↑brutalize, ↑brutalise, ↑animalize
Derivationally related forms: ↑brutalisation (for: ↑brutalise), ↑brutal (for: ↑brutalize), ↑brutalization (for: ↑brutalize)
Hypernyms: ↑change
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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anˈimalize or anˈimalise transitive verb
1. To represent or conceive in animal form (rare)
2. To endow with animal life or the properties of animal matter
3. To convert into animal matter
4. To brutalize, sensualize
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Main Entry:animal

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • animalisé — ⇒ANIMALISÉ, ÉE, part. passé et adj. I. Part. passé de animaliser. II. Adjectif A. [En parlant d un être autre qu un animal] Qui tient de la nature de l animal : • 1. Le notaire, une fois notaire, est un être à part : l étude est un sol où il s… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • animalisé — animalisé, ée (a ni ma li zé, zée) part. passé. Un aliment animalisé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • animalise — (Brit.) v. cause a person to act like an animal; become brutal or unfeeling; make brutal, make inhuman; represent in the form of an animal (also animalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • animalise — /ˈænəməlaɪz/ (say anuhmuhluyz) verb (t) (animalised, animalising) to excite the animal passions of; brutalise; sensualise. Also, animalize. –animalisation /ˌænəməlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say .anuhmuhluy zayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • Noir animalise — (fr., spr. Noahr animalihs), ein in Frankreich häufig angewandtes Düngemittel, das man erhält, wenn man Excremente mit einer kohlehaltigen Substanz mischt, welche durch Glühen von einer mit organischen Substanzen getränkten, kalkhaltigen Erde in… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • animalised — animalise (Brit.) v. cause a person to act like an animal; become brutal or unfeeling; make brutal, make inhuman; represent in the form of an animal (also animalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • animalises — animalise (Brit.) v. cause a person to act like an animal; become brutal or unfeeling; make brutal, make inhuman; represent in the form of an animal (also animalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • animalising — animalise (Brit.) v. cause a person to act like an animal; become brutal or unfeeling; make brutal, make inhuman; represent in the form of an animal (also animalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • animaliser — ● animaliser verbe transitif (anglais to animalize) Rabaisser quelqu un à l état d animal. ● animaliser (synonymes) verbe transitif (anglais to animalize) Rabaisser quelqu un à l état d animal. Synonymes : abêtir abrutir ⇒ANIMALISER, verbe t …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ANIMALISER — v. tr. Transformer en substance animale. C’est surtout la digestion qui animalise les aliments. Par extension, il signifie Ravaler au rang de la bête. Le vice animalise l’homme. S’ANIMALISER signifie Acquérir la substance animale. Les aliments… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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