castrate castrate  /ˈkæ ˌstreɪt/


  1. (n) a man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction
  2. (v) deprive of strength or vigor
  3. (v) edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
  4. (v) remove the testicles of a male animal
  5. (v) remove the ovaries of


  1. Texas District Judge Michael McSpadden has a solution for rapists: castrate them.
  2. Over the past decade, at least 94 prisoners have undergone the treatment in the Czech Republic, the only country in Europe that continues to surgically castrate sex offenders.
  3. But no matter how macho the insult, the Japanese subtitle would castrate it.


  • Dendreon Receives Positive Opinion for PROVENGE® in the European Union

    June 28, 2013--Dendreon Corporation today announced that the European Medicines Agency Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has adopted a positive opinion recommending that PROVENGE® be granted marketing authorization in the European Union , for the treatment of asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer in male adults in whom chemotherapy is ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. As CS Lewis warned: "We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and bid the geldings be fruitful."
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: CS Lewis Source: Dallas Morning News (registration)

  2. "Cabazitaxel is the first treatment to show a survival benefit to patients with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer after failure of docetaxel (Taxotere)-based therapy," said De Bono.
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Bono Source: MedPage Today

  3. "But what a sad way to castrate Dad," Bodden says. "That's right Dad. No matter how much you trick it out, you're still driving a minivan. Sorry, man, but the hottie you just drove past isn't looking at you. She wants you to move out of the...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Alonzo Bodden Source:

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