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1. ossify

verb. ['ˈɑːsəˌfaɪ'] become bony.

Synonyms

  • turn

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable

Etymology

  • os (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Ossify

  • acidify
  • amplify
  • beatify
  • calcify
  • certify
  • clarify
  • classify
  • codify
  • crucify
  • decertify
  • declassify
  • deify
  • demystify
  • detoxify
  • dignify
  • disqualify
  • diversify
  • diversify
  • falsify
  • glorify

Example sentences of the word ossify


1. Verb, base form
The 206 bones that make up your body start out as cartilage and eventually harden, or ossify.

2. ossify

verb. ['ˈɑːsəˌfaɪ'] make rigid and set into a conventional pattern.

Synonyms

  • petrify
  • rigidify

Antonyms

  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • os (Latin)

3. ossify

verb. ['ˈɑːsəˌfaɪ'] cause to become hard and bony.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • os (Latin)
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