calcify

Definitions of calcify
  1. verb
    become impregnated with calcium salts
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    Antonyms:
    decalcify
    remove calcium or lime from
    type of:
    harden, indurate
    become hard or harder
  2. verb
    turn into lime; become calcified
    “The rock calcified over the centuries”
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    type of:
    change state, turn
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
  3. verb
    convert into lime
    “the salts calcified the rock”
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    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
  4. verb
    become inflexible and unchanging
    “Old folks can calcify
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    type of:
    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
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