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1. ossify

verb. ['ˈɑːsəˌfaɪ'] become bony.

Synonyms

  • turn

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable

Etymology

  • os (Latin)

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Rhymes with Ossify

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

Sentences with 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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