What is another word for sublimate?

516 synonyms found


[ sˈʌblɪmˌe͡ɪt], [ sˈʌblɪmˌe‍ɪt], [ s_ˈʌ_b_l_ɪ_m_ˌeɪ_t]

Sublimate is a word that means to redirect or transform one's impulses, desires, or energies into more socially acceptable or productive channels. There are many synonyms for this word that can be used to convey similar meanings. Some of the best synonyms include to refine, to elevate, to purify, to ennoble, to transform, to ennoble, to spiritualize, to uplift, to transmute, and to glorify. Depending on the context and the level of intensity, each of these words can be used as a substitute for sublimate. These synonyms can help to make your writing more precise and effective by allowing you to choose just the right word to convey your intended meaning.

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What are the hypernyms for Sublimate?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Sublimate?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for sublimate (as nouns)

    • substance
  • hyponyms for sublimate (as verbs)

What are the opposite words for sublimate?

The term sublimate refers to the act of turning something into a higher state or purer form of its nature. Antonyms for this word can include words such as degrade, lower, deteriorate, debase, corrupt, and vitiate. These words describe actions that have the opposite effect of sublimation. Where sublimation uplifts and purifies, the opposite actions lower and taint. So, one can say that the opposite of sublimation is the process of making something less noble or less pure. Using antonyms such as degradation and corruption helps to emphasize this process of lowering or lessening something's quality or character.

What are the antonyms for Sublimate?

Usage examples for Sublimate

Should the womb not contract at once it may have applied against it a sponge squeezed out of a cold sublimate solution, or it may be drawn out of the abdominal wound and exposed to the cold air until it contracts.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
The womb is now emptied with a sponge, which has been boiled or squeezed out of a sublimate solution, and if any liquid has fallen into the abdomen it may be removed in the same way.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
An assistant, whose hands, like those of the operator, have been dipped in the sublimate solution, may press his hands on the wound behind the knife to prevent the protrusion of the intestines.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler

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