Part of speech: noun

An intransitive verb.

Part of speech: adjective

Of neither gender nor party; sexless; intransitive; neutral.

Part of speech: noun

An animal of no apparent sex.

Part of speech: noun

A neuter noun.

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Usage examples "neuter":

  1. Now it is true that, by means of the feminine termination, adjectives are changed into abstract nouns, but never into such as indicate an action; but always into such only for which, in Latin and Greek, the neuter of the adjective might be used. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.
  2. These single and fertile plants correspond " to the males and females of an ant- colony, the infertile plants, which are regularly produced in large numbers, to the neuter workers of the colony." - "Darwin and Modern Science", A.C. Seward and Others.
  3. The Chiefs accepted that offer, and the Indians remained peaceable, till the commencement of the revolt of the thirteen Colonies, when they were called upon to aid in defence of the Province, or at least to remain neuter. - "First History of New Brunswick", Peter Fisher Commentator: William Fisher.