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One entry found for denature.
Main Entry: de·na·ture
Pronunciation: (primarystress)demacron-primarystressnamacr-chschwar
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): de·na·tured; de·na·tur·ing /-primarystressnamacrch-(schwa-)rieng/
: to remove the natural qualities of: as a : to make (alcohol) unfit for drinking without taking away usefulness for other purposes b : to change the structure of (as a protein) so that the original properties are removed or diminished
- de·na·tur·ation /(secondarystress)demacron-secondarystressnamacr-chschwa-primarystressramacr-shschwan/ noun

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