spay
Pronunciation Verb

spay (spays, present participle spaying; past spayed, past participle spayed)

  1. (transitive) To remove or destroy the ovaries (of an animal) so that it cannot become pregnant.
Synonyms
  • castrate, emasculate (for a male)
  • geld (used almost always of animals, especially male horses)
  • neuter (used only of animals, especially pets)
  • sterilize (used for all species and for both genders)
Translations Noun

spay (plural spays)

  1. Rare spelling of spayard#English|spayard.
Verb

spay (spays, present participle spaying; past and past participle spayed)

  1. Alternative form of spae#English|spae qual to foretell or divine



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