What is another word for ossify?

Need synonyms for ossify? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

To turn into bone or bony tissue
“The joint between the incus and stapes is likewise a cartilaginous joint, with a tendency to ossify in older humans.”
To become, or cause to become, inflexible and rigid
“One must ensure that the implementation of current strategies does not ossify the organization to such an extent that future strategic adaptation becomes impossible.”
To stagnate or prevent from further development
“Possession of absolute knowledge would ossify the human spirit, quenching human creativity.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021