9 letter words ending in ate

Abacinate (v. t.) To blind by a red-hot metal plate held before the eyes.

Ablactate (v. t.) To wean.

Abominate (v. t.) To turn from as ill-omened; to hate in the highest degree, as if with religious dread; loathe; as, to abominate all impiety.

Acclimate (v. t.) To habituate to a climate not native; to acclimatize.

Aciculate (a.) Alt. of Aciculated

Acidulate (v. t.) To make sour or acid in a moderate degree; to sour somewhat.

Acuminate (a.) Tapering to a point; pointed; as, acuminate leaves, teeth, etc.

Acuminate (v. t.) To render sharp or keen.

Acuminate (v. i.) To end in, or come to, a sharp point.

Adumbrate (v. t.) To give a faint shadow or slight representation of; to out

Adumbrate (v. t.) To overshadow; to shade.

Aestivate (v. i.) To spend the summer.

Aestivate (v. i.) To pass the summer in a state of torpor.

Affatuate (v. t.) To infatuate.

Affiliate (v. t.) To adopt; to receive into a family as a son; hence, to bring or receive into close connection; to ally.

Affiliate (v. t.) To fix the paternity of; -- said of an illegitimate child; as, to affiliate the child to (or on or upon) one man rather than another.

Affiliate (v. t.) To connect in the way of descent; to trace origin to.

Affiliate (v. t.) To attach (to) or unite (with); to receive into a society as a member, and initiate into its mysteries, plans, etc.; -- followed by to or with.

Affiliate (v. i.) To connect or associate one's self; -- followed by with; as, they affiliate with no party.

Aggravate (v. t.) To make heavy or heavier; to add to; to increase.

Aggravate (v. t.) To make worse, or more severe; to render less tolerable or less excusable; to make more offensive; to enhance; to intensify.

Aggravate (v. t.) To give coloring to in description; to exaggerate; as, to aggravate circumstances.

Aggravate (v. t.) To exasperate; to provoke; to irritate.

Aggregate (v. t.) To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. "The aggregated soil."

Aggregate (v. t.) To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.

Aggregate (v. t.) To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.

Aggregate (a.) Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective.

Aggregate (a.) Formed into clusters or groups of lobules; as, aggregate glands.

Aggregate (a.) Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.

Aggregate (a.) Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.

Aggregate (a.) United into a common organized mass; -- said of certain compound animals.

Aggregate (n.) A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc.

Aggregate (n.) A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; -- in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.

Allatrate (v. i.) To bark as a dog.

Alleviate (v. t.) To lighten or lessen the force or weight of.

Alleviate (v. t.) To lighten or lessen (physical or mental troubles); to mitigate, or make easier to be endured; as, to alleviate sorrow, pain, care, etc. ; -- opposed to aggravate.

Alleviate (v. t.) To extenuate; to palliate.


Altercate (v. i.) To contend in words; to dispute with zeal, heat, or anger; to wrangle.

Alternate (a.) Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence, reciprocal.

Alternate (a.) Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second; as, the alternate members 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. ; read every alternate

Alternate (a.) Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence.

Alternate (n.) That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.

Alternate (n.) A substitute; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.

Alternate (n.) A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.

Alternate (v. t.) To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.

Alternate (v. i.) To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; -- followed by with; as, the flood and ebb tides alternate with each other.

Alternate (v. i.) To vary by turns; as, the land alternates between rocky hills and sandy plains.

Aluminate (n.) A compound formed from the hydrate of aluminium by the substitution of a metal for the hydrogen.

Alveolate (a.) Deeply pitted, like a honeycomb.

Ampullate (a.) Alt. of Ampullated

Anchorate (a.) Anchor-shaped.

Angustate (a.) Narrowed.

Antiquate (v. t.) To make old, or obsolete; to make antique; to make old in such a degree as to put out of use; hence, to make void, or abrogate.

Apiculate (a.) Alt. of Apiculated

Apocopate (v. t.) To cut off or drop; as, to apocopate a word, or the last letter, syllable, or part of a word.

Apocopate (a.) Alt. of Apocopated

Appellate (a.) Pertaining to, or taking cognizance of, appeals.

Appellate (n.) A person or prosecuted for a crime. [Obs.] See Appellee.

Applicate (a.) Applied or put to some use.

Applicate (v. i.) To apply.

Approbate (a.) Approved.

Approbate (v. t.) To express approbation of; to approve; to sanction officially.

Arbitrate (v. t.) To hear and decide, as arbitrators; as, to choose to arbitrate a disputed case.

Arbitrate (v. t.) To decide, or determine generally.

Arbitrate (v. i.) To decide; to determine.

Arbitrate (v. i.) To act as arbitrator or judge; as, to arbitrate upon several reports; to arbitrate in disputes among neighbors; to arbitrate between parties to a suit.

Argentate (a.) Silvery white.

Arseniate (n.) See Arsenate.

Assiduate (a.) Unremitting; assiduous.

Associate (v. t.) To join with one, as a friend, companion, partner, or confederate; as, to associate others with us in business, or in an enterprise.

Associate (v. t.) To join or connect; to combine in acting; as, particles of gold associated with other substances.

Associate (v. t.) To connect or place together in thought.

Associate (v. t.) To accompany; to keep company with.

Associate (v. i.) To unite in company; to keep company, implying intimacy; as, congenial minds are disposed to associate.

Associate (v. i.) To unite in action, or to be affected by the action of a different part of the body.

Associate (a.) Closely connected or joined with some other, as in interest, purpose, employment, or office; sharing responsibility or authority; as, an associate judge.

Associate (a.) Admitted to some, but not to all, rights and privileges; as, an associate member.

Associate (a.) Connected by habit or sympathy; as, associate motions, such as occur sympathetically, in consequence of preceding motions.

Associate (n.) A companion; one frequently in company with another, implying intimacy or equality; a mate; a fellow.

Associate (n.) A partner in interest, as in business; or a confederate in a league.

Associate (n.) One connected with an association or institution without the full rights or privileges of a regular member; as, an associate of the Royal Academy.

Associate (n.) Anything closely or usually connected with another; an concomitant.

Attentate (n.) Alt. of Attentat

Attenuate (v. t.) To make thin or slender, as by mechanical or chemical action upon inanimate objects, or by the effects of starvation, disease, etc., upon living bodies.

Attenuate (v. t.) To make thin or less consistent; to render less viscid or dense; to rarefy. Specifically: To subtilize, as the humors of the body, or to break them into finer parts.

Attenuate (v. t.) To lessen the amount, force, or value of; to make less complex; to weaken.

Attenuate (v. i.) To become thin, slender, or fine; to grow less; to lessen.

Attenuate (a.) Alt. of Attenuated

Atterrate (v. t.) To fill up with alluvial earth.

Auspicate (a.) Auspicious.

Auspicate (v. t.) To foreshow; to foretoken.

Auspicate (v. t.) To give a favorable turn to in commencing; to inaugurate; -- a sense derived from the Roman practice of taking the auspicium, or inspection of birds, before undertaking any important business.

Backplate (n.) A piece, or plate which forms the back of anything, or which covers the back; armor for the back.

Bicaudate (a.) Two-tailed; bicaudal.

Bicostate (a.) Having two principal ribs running longitudinally, as a leaf.

Bicrenate (a.) Twice crenated, as in the case of leaves whose crenatures are themselves crenate.

Bidentate (a.) Having two teeth or two toothlike processes; two-toothed.

Biflorate (a.) Alt. of Biflorous

Bifoliate (a.) Having two leaves; two-leaved.

Bifurcate (a.) Alt. of Bifurcated

Bifurcate (v. i.) To divide into two branches.

Bilabiate (a.) Having two lips, as the corols of certain flowers.

Binervate (a.) Two-nerved; -- applied to leaves which have two longitudinal ribs or nerves.

Binervate (a.) Having only two nerves, as the wings of some insects.

Bipalmate (a.) Palmately branched, with the branches again palmated.

Bipeltate (a.) Having a shell or covering like a double shield.

Bipennate (a.) Alt. of Bipennated

Bipinnate (a.) Alt. of Bipinnated

Biplicate (a.) Twice folded together.

Biradiate (a.) Alt. of Biradiated

Bisaccate (a.) Having two little bags, sacs, or pouches.

Biscutate (a.) Resembling two bucklers placed side by side.

Biseptate (a.) With two partitions or septa.

Biseriate (a.) In two rows or series.

Biserrate (a.) Doubly serrate, or having the serratures serrate, as in some leaves.

Biserrate (a.) Serrate on both sides, as some antennae.

Bisulcate (a.) Having two grooves or furrows.

Bisulcate (a.) Cloven; said of a foot or hoof.

Biternate (a.) Doubly ternate, as when a petiole has three ternate leaflets.

Bombilate (n.) To hum; to buzz.

Bombinate (v. i.) To hum; to boom.

Boncilate (n.) A substance composed of ground bone, mineral matters, etc., hardened by pressure, and used for making billiard balls, boxes, etc.

Bookplate (n.) A label, placed upon or in a book, showing its ownership or its position in a library.

Brachiate (a.) Having branches in pairs, decussated, all nearly horizontal, and each pair at right angles with the next, as in the maple and lilac.

Bracteate (a.) Having a bract or bracts.

Breedbate (n.) One who breeds or originates quarrels.

Brominate (v. t.) See Bromate, v. t.

Calcarate (a.) Alt. of Calcarated

Calcinate (v. i.) To calcine.

Calculate (v. i.) To ascertain or determine by mathematical processes, usually by the ordinary rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate; to compute.

Calculate (v. i.) To ascertain or predict by mathematical or astrological computations the time, circumstances, or other conditions of; to forecast or compute the character or consequences of; as, to calculate or cast one's nativity.

Calculate (v. i.) To adjust for purpose; to adapt by forethought or calculation; to fit or prepare by the adaptation of means to an end; as, to calculate a system of laws for the government and protection of a free people.

Calculate (v. i.) To plan; to expect; to think.

Calculate (v. i.) To make a calculation; to forecast consequences; to estimate; to compute.

Calibrate (v. i.) To ascertain the caliber of, as of a thermometer tube; also, more generally, to determine or rectify the graduation of, as of the various standards or graduated instruments.

Caliphate (n.) The office, dignity, or government of a caliph or of the caliphs.

Cancerate (v. i.) To grow into a canser; to become cancerous.

Candidate (n.) One who offers himself, or is put forward by others, as a suitable person or an aspirant or contestant for an office, privilege, or honor; as, a candidate for the office of governor; a candidate for holy orders; a candidate for scholastic honors.

Caprylate (n.) A salt of caprylic acid.

Capsulate (a.) Alt. of Capsulated

Captivate (v. t.) To take prisoner; to capture; to subdue.

Captivate (v. t.) To acquire ascendancy over by reason of some art or attraction; to fascinate; to charm; as, Cleopatra captivated Antony; the orator captivated all hearts.

Captivate (p. a.) Taken prisoner; made captive; insnared; charmed.

Carbonate (n.) A salt or carbonic acid, as in limestone, some forms of lead ore, etc.

Castigate (v. t.) To punish by stripes; to chastise by blows; to chasten; also, to chastise verbally; to reprove; to criticise severely.

Castigate (v. t.) To emend; to correct.

Celebrate (v. t.) To extol or honor in a solemn manner; as, to celebrate the name of the Most High.

Celebrate (v. t.) To honor by solemn rites, by ceremonies of joy and respect, or by refraining from ordinary business; to observe duly; to keep; as, to celebrate a birthday.

Celebrate (v. t.) To perform or participate in, as a sacrament or solemn rite; to solemnize; to perform with appropriate rites; as, to celebrate a marriage.

Cephalate (a.) Having a head.

Cerebrate (v. i.) To exhibit mental activity; to have the brain in action.

Checkmate (n.) The position in the game of chess when a king is in check and cannot be released, -- which ends the game.

Checkmate (n.) A complete check; utter defeat or overthrow.

Checkmate (v. t.) To check (an adversary's king) in such a manner that escape in impossible; to defeat (an adversary) by putting his king in check from which there is no escape.

Checkmate (v. t.) To defeat completely; to terminate; to thwart.

Chocolate (n.) A paste or cake composed of the roasted seeds of the Theobroma Cacao ground and mixed with other ingredients, usually sugar, and cinnamon or vanilla.

Chocolate (n.) The beverage made by dissolving a portion of the paste or cake in boiling water or milk.

Circinate (a.) Rolled together downward, the tip occupying the center; -- a term used in reference to foliation or leafing, as in ferns.

Circinate (v. t.) To make a circle around; to encompass.

Circulate (v. i.) To move in a circle or circuitously; to move round and return to the same point; as, the blood circulates in the body.

Circulate (v. i.) To pass from place to place, from person to person, or from hand to hand; to be diffused; as, money circulates; a story circulates.

Circulate (v. t.) To cause to pass from place to place, or from person to person; to spread; as, to circulate a report; to circulate bills of credit.

Clarigate (v. i.) To declare war with certain ceremonies.

Classmate (n.) One who is in the same class with another, as at school or college.

Clathrate (a.) Shaped like a lattice; cancellate.

Clathrate (a.) Having the surface marked with raised

Coadunate (a.) United at the base, as contiguous lobes of a leaf.

Coagulate (a.) Coagulated.

Coagulate (v. t.) To cause (a liquid) to change into a curdlike or semisolid state, not by evaporation but by some kind of chemical reaction; to curdle; as, rennet coagulates milk; heat coagulates the white of an egg.

Coagulate (v. i.) To undergo coagulation.

Coarctate (a.) To press together; to crowd; to straiten; to confine closely.

Coarctate (a.) To restrain; to confine.

Coarctate (a.) Pressed together; closely connected; -- applied to insects having the abdomen separated from the thorax only by a constriction.

Cochleate (a.) Alt. of Cochleated

Colligate (v. t.) To tie or bind together.

Colligate (v. t.) To bring together by colligation; to sum up in a single proposition.

Colligate (a.) Bound together.

Collimate (v. t.) To render parallel to a certain

Collocate (a.) Set; placed.

Collocate (v. t.) To set or place; to set; to station.

Columbate (n.) A salt of columbic acid; a niobate. See Columbium.

Combinate (a.) United; joined; betrothed.

Commodate (n.) A gratuitous loan.

Comparate (n.) One of two things compared together.

Concreate (v. t.) To create at the same time.

Conjugate (a.) United in pairs; yoked together; coupled.

Conjugate (a.) In single pairs; coupled.

Conjugate (a.) Containing two or more radicals supposed to act the part of a single one.

Conjugate (a.) Agreeing in derivation and radical signification; -- said of words.

Conjugate (a.) Presenting themselves simultaneously and having reciprocal properties; -- frequently used in pure and applied mathematics with reference to two quantities, points,

Conjugate (n.) A word agreeing in derivation with another word, and therefore generally resembling it in signification.

Conjugate (n.) A complex radical supposed to act the part of a single radical.

Conjugate (v. t.) To unite in marriage; to join.

Conjugate (v. t.) To inflect (a verb), or give in order the forms which it assumed in its several voices, moods, tenses, numbers, and persons.

Conjugate (v. i.) To unite in a kind of sexual union, as two or more cells or individuals among the more simple plants and animals.

Connotate (v. t.) To connote; to suggest or designate (something) as additional; to include; to imply.

Consolate (v. t.) To console; to comfort.

Consulate (n.) The office of a consul.

Consulate (n.) The jurisdiction or residence of a consul.

Consulate (n.) Consular government; term of office of a consul.

Convocate (v. t.) To convoke; to call together.

Cooperate (v. i.) To act or operate jointly with another or others; to concur in action, effort, or effect.

Copesmate (n.) An associate or companion; a friend; a partner.

Corollate (a.) Alt. of Corollated

Corporate (a.) Formed into a body by legal enactment; united in an association, and endowed by law with the rights and liabilities of an individual; incorporated; as, a corporate town.

Corporate (a.) Belonging to a corporation or incorporated body.

Corporate (a.) United; general; collectively one.

Corporate (v. t.) To incorporate.

Corporate (v. i.) To become incorporated.

Correlate (v. i.) To have reciprocal or mutual relations; to be mutually related.

Correlate (v. t.) To put in relation with each other; to connect together by the disclosure of a mutual relation; as, to correlate natural phenomena.

Correlate (n.) One who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation to something else, as father to son; a correlative.

Corrivate (v. t.) To cause to flow together, as water drawn from several streams.

Corrugate (a.) Wrinkled; crumpled; furrowed; contracted into ridges and furrows.

Corrugate (v. t.) To form or shape into wrinkles or folds, or alternate ridges and grooves, as by drawing, contraction, pressure, bending, or otherwise; to wrinkle; to purse up; as, to corrugate plates of iron; to corrugate the forehead.

Corticate (a.) Alt. of Corticated

Coruscate (v. i.) To glitter in flashes; to flash.

Crenelate (v. t.) To furnish with crenelles.

Crenelate (v. t.) To indent; to notch; as, a crenelated leaf.

Crenulate (a.) Alt. of Crenulated

Crepitate (v.) To make a series of small, sharp, rapidly repeated explosions or sounds, as salt in fire; to crackle; to snap.

Criminate (v. t. ) To accuse of, or charge with, a crime.

Criminate (v. t. ) To involve in a crime or in its consequences; to render liable to a criminal charge.

Croconate (n.) A salt formed by the union of croconic acid with a base.

Cruentate (a.) Smeared with blood.

Cucullate (a.) Alt. of Cucullated

Culminate (v. i.) To reach its highest point of altitude; to come to the meridian; to be vertical or directly overhead.

Culminate (v. i.) To reach the highest point, as of rank, size, power, numbers, etc.

Culminate (a.) Growing upward, as distinguished from a lateral growth; -- applied to the growth of corals.

Cultivate (v. t.) To bestow attention, care, and labor upon, with a view to valuable returns; to till; to fertilize; as, to cultivate soil.

Cultivate (v. t.) To direct special attention to; to devote time and thought to; to foster; to cherish.

Cultivate (v. t.) To seek the society of; to court intimacy with.

Cultivate (v. t.) To improve by labor, care, or study; to impart culture to; to civilize; to refine.

Cultivate (v. t.) To raise or produce by tillage; to care for while growing; as, to cultivate corn or grass.

Cuspidate (v. t.) To make pointed or sharp.

Cuspidate (a.) Alt. of Cuspidated

Cyanurate (n.) A salt of cyanuric acid.

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Debellate (v. t.) To subdue; to conquer in war.

Decantate (v. t.) To decant.

Deciduate (a.) Possessed of, or characterized by, a decidua.

Declinate (a.) Bent downward or aside; (Bot.) bending downward in a curve; dec

Decollate (v. t.) To sever from the neck; to behead; to decapitate.

Decussate (v. t.) To cross at an acute angle; to cut or divide in the form of X; to intersect; -- said of

Decussate (a.) Alt. of Decussated

Defalcate (v. t.) To cut off; to take away or deduct a part of; -- used chiefly of money, accounts, rents, income, etc.

Defalcate (v. i.) To commit defalcation; to embezzle money held in trust.

Deflorate (a.) Past the flowering state; having shed its pollen.

Defoliate (a.) Alt. of Defoliated

Dehydrate (v. t.) To deprive of water; to render free from water; as, to dehydrate alcohol.

Delectate (v. t.) To delight; to charm.

Delibrate (v. t.) To strip off the bark; to peel.

Deliciate (v. t.) To delight one's self; to indulge in feasting; to revel.



Deliquate (v. i.) To melt or be dissolved; to deliquesce.

Deliquate (v. t.) To cause to melt away; to dissolve; to consume; to waste.

Demarcate (v. t.) To mark by bounds; to set the limits of; to separate; to discriminate.

Dementate (v. t.) Deprived of reason.

Dementate (v. t.) To deprive of reason; to dement.

Demigrate (v. i.) To emigrate.

Denigrate (v. t.) To blacken thoroughly; to make very black.

Denigrate (v. t.) Fig.: To blacken or sully; to defame.

Deonerate (v. t.) To unload; to disburden.

Deoxidate (v. t.) To deoxidize.

Deplanate (v. t.) Flattened; made level or even.

Deplorate (a.) Deplorable.

Deplumate (a.) Destitute or deprived of features; deplumed.

Deprecate (v. t.) To pray against, as an evil; to seek to avert by prayer; to desire the removal of; to seek deliverance from; to express deep regret for; to disapprove of strongly.

Depredate (v. t.) To subject to plunder and pillage; to despoil; to lay waste; to prey upon.

Depredate (v. i.) To take plunder or prey; to commit waste; as, the troops depredated on the country.

Desecrate (v. t.) To divest of a sacred character or office; to divert from a sacred purpose; to violate the sanctity of; to profane; to put to an unworthy use; -- the opposite of consecrate.

Desiccate (v. t.) To dry up; to deprive or exhaust of moisture; to preserve by drying; as, to desiccate fish or fruit.

Desiccate (v. i.) To become dry.

Designate (v. t.) Designated; appointed; chosen.

Designate (v. t.) To mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate; to show; to distinguish by marks or description; to specify; as, to designate the boundaries of a country; to designate the rioters who are to be arrested.

Designate (v. t.) To call by a distinctive title; to name.

Designate (v. t.) To indicate or set apart for a purpose or duty; -- with to or for; to designate an officer for or to the command of a post or station.

Desperate (a.) Without hope; given to despair; hopeless.

Desperate (a.) Beyond hope; causing despair; extremely perilous; irretrievable; past cure, or, at least, extremely dangerous; as, a desperate disease; desperate fortune.

Desperate (a.) Proceeding from, or suggested by, despair; without regard to danger or safety; reckless; furious; as, a desperate effort.

Desperate (a.) Extreme, in a bad sense; outrageous; -- used to mark the extreme predominance of a bad quality.

Desperate (n.) One desperate or hopeless.

Despumate (v. t. & i.) To throw off impurities in spume; to work off in foam or scum; to foam.

Destinate (a.) Destined.

Destinate (v. t.) To destine, design, or choose.

Detuncate (v. t.) To shorten by cutting; to cut off; to lop off.

Deturbate (v. t.) To evict; to remove.

Deturpate (v. t.) To defile; to disfigure.

Devastate (v. t.) To lay waste; to ravage; to desolate.

Diaconate (n.) The office of a deacon; deaconship; also, a body or board of deacons.

Diaconate (a.) Governed by deacons.

Dialyzate (n.) The material subjected to dialysis.

Diffusate (n.) Material which, in the process of catalysis, has diffused or passed through the separating membrane.

Digammate (a.) Alt. of Digammated

Dilaniate (v. t.) To rend in pieces; to tear.

Diluviate (v. i.) To run as a flood.

Dimidiate (a.) Divided into two equal parts; reduced to half in shape or form.

Dimidiate (a.) Consisting of only one half of what the normal condition requires; having the appearance of lacking one half; as, a dimidiate leaf, which has only one side developed.

Dimidiate (a.) Having the organs of one side, or half, different in function from the corresponding organs on the other side; as, dimidiate hermaphroditism.

Dimidiate (v. t.) To divide into two equal parts.

Dimidiate (v. t.) To represent the half of; to halve.

Diplomate (n.) A diplomatist.

Diplomate (v. t.) To invest with a title o/ privilege by diploma.

Dislocate (v. t.) To displace; to put out of its proper place. Especially, of a bone: To remove from its normal connections with a neighboring bone; to put out of joint; to move from its socket; to disjoint; as, to dislocate your bones.

Dislocate (a.) Dislocated.

Disparate (a.) Unequal; dissimilar; separate.

Disparate (a.) Pertaining to two coordinate species or divisions.

Dissipate (v. t.) To scatter completely; to disperse and cause to disappear; -- used esp. of the dispersion of things that can never again be collected or restored.

Dissipate (v. t.) To destroy by wasteful extravagance or lavish use; to squander.

Dissipate (v. i.) To separate into parts and disappear; to waste away; to scatter; to disperse; to vanish; as, a fog or cloud gradually dissipates before the rays or heat of the sun; the heat of a body dissipates.

Dissipate (v. i.) To be extravagant, wasteful, or dissolute in the pursuit of pleasure; to engage in dissipation.

Divulgate (a.) Published.

Divulgate (v. t.) To divulge.

Doctorate (n.) The degree, title, or rank, of a doctor.

Doctorate (v. t.) To make (one) a doctor.

Drawplate (n.) A hardened steel plate having a hole, or a gradation of conical holes, through which wires are drawn to be reduced and elongated.

Dulcorate (v. t.) To sweeten; to make less acrimonious.

Duplicate (a.) Double; twofold.

Duplicate (n.) That which exactly resembles or corresponds to something else; another, correspondent to the first; hence, a copy; a transcript; a counterpart.

Duplicate (n.) An original instrument repeated; a document which is the same as another in all essential particulars, and differing from a mere copy in having all the validity of an original.

Duplicate (v. t.) To double; to fold; to render double.

Duplicate (v. t.) To make a duplicate of (something); to make a copy or transcript of.

Duplicate (v. t.) To divide into two by natural growth or spontaneous action; as, infusoria duplicate themselves.

Ebulliate (v. i.) To boil or bubble up.

Effigiate (v. t.) To form as an effigy; hence, to fashion; to adapt.

Ejaculate (v. t.) To throw out suddenly and swiftly, as if a dart; to dart; to eject.

Ejaculate (v. t.) To throw out, as an exclamation; to utter by a brief and sudden impulse; as, to ejaculate a prayer.

Ejaculate (v. i.) To utter ejaculations; to make short and hasty exclamations.

Elaborate (a.) Wrought with labor; finished with great care; studied; executed with exactness or painstaking; as, an elaborate discourse; an elaborate performance; elaborate research.

Elaborate (v. t.) To produce with labor

Elaborate (v. t.) To perfect with painstaking; to improve or refine with labor and study, or by successive operations; as, to elaborate a painting or a literary work.

Elaqueate (v. t.) To disentangle.

Elicitate (v. t.) To elicit.

Eliminate (v. t.) To put out of doors; to expel; to discharge; to release; to set at liberty.

Eliminate (v. t.) To cause to disappear from an equation; as, to eliminate an unknown quantity.

Eliminate (v. t.) To set aside as unimportant in a process of inductive inquiry; to leave out of consideration.

Eliminate (v. t.) To obtain by separating, as from foreign matters; to deduce; as, to eliminate an idea or a conclusion.

Eliminate (v. t.) To separate; to expel from the system; to excrete; as, the kidneys eliminate urea, the lungs carbonic acid; to eliminate poison from the system.

Elinguate (v. t.) To deprive of the tongue.

Eloignate (v. t.) To remove.

Elucidate (v. t.) To make clear or manifest; to render more intelligible; to illustrate; as, an example will elucidate the subject.

Elutriate (v. t.) To wash or strain out so as to purify; as, to elutriate the blood as it passes through the lungs; to strain off or decant, as a powder which is separated from heavier particles by being drawn off with water; to cleanse, as by washing.

Emacerate (v. t. & i.) To make lean or to become lean; to emaciate.

Emaculate (v. t.) To clear from spots or stains, or from any imperfection.

Embrocate (v. t.) To moisten and rub (a diseased part) with a liquid substance, as with spirit, oil, etc., by means of a cloth or sponge.

Emolliate (a.) To soften; to render effeminate.

Enavigate (v. t.) To sail away or over.

Enubilate (v. t.) To clear from mist, clouds, or obscurity.

Enucleate (v. t.) To bring or peel out, as a kernel from its enveloping husks its enveloping husks or shell.

Enucleate (v. t.) To remove without cutting (as a tumor).

Enucleate (v. t.) To bring to light; to make clear.

Enumerate (v. t.) To count; to tell by numbers; to count over, or tell off one after another; to number; to reckon up; to mention one by one; to name over; to make a special and separate account of; to recount; as, to enumerate the stars in a constellation.

Enunciate (v. t.) To make a formal statement of; to announce; to proclaim; to declare, as a truth.

Enunciate (v. t.) To make distinctly audible; to utter articulately; to pronounce; as, to enunciate a word distinctly.

Enunciate (v. i.) To utter words or syllables articulately.

Eradicate (v. t.) To pluck up by the roots; to root up; as, an oak tree eradicated.

Eradicate (v. t.) To root out; to destroy utterly; to extirpate; as, to eradicate diseases, or errors.

Erostrate (a.) Without a beak.

Eunuchate (v. t.) To make a eunuch of; to castrate. as a man.

Evaporate (v. t.) To pass off in vapor, as a fluid; to escape and be dissipated, either in visible vapor, or in practice too minute to be visible.

Evaporate (v. t.) To escape or pass off without effect; to be dissipated; to be wasted, as, the spirit of writer often evaporates in the process of translation.

Evaporate (v. t.) To convert from a liquid or solid state into vapor (usually) by the agency of heat; to dissipate in vapor or fumes.

Evaporate (v. t.) To expel moisture from (usually by means of artificial heat), leaving the solid portion; to subject to evaporation; as, to evaporate apples.

Evaporate (v. t.) To give vent to; to dissipate.

Evaporate (a.) Dispersed in vapors.

Eventuate (v. i.) To come out finally or in conclusion; to result; to come to pass.

Exacinate (v. t.) To remove the kernel form.

Exagitate (v. t.) To stir up; to agitate.

Exagitate (v. t.) To satirize; to censure severely.

Examinate (n.) A person subjected to examination.

Exanimate (a.) Lifeless; dead.

Exanimate (a.) Destitute of animation; spiritless; disheartened.

Exanimate (v. t.) To deprive of animation or of life.

Exantlate (v. t.) To exhaust or wear out.

Exarchate (n.) The office or the province of an exarch.

Excarnate (v. t.) To deprive or clear of flesh.

Eccoriate (v. t.) To strip or wear off the skin of; to abrade; to gall; to break and remove the cuticle of, in any manner, as by rubbing, beating, or by the action of acrid substances.

Exculpate (v. t.) To clear from alleged fault or guilt; to prove to be guiltless; to relieve of blame; to acquit.

Exestuate (v. i.) To be agitated; to boil up; to effervesce.

Exfoliate (v. i.) To separate and come off in scales or laminae, as pieces of carious bone or of bark.

Exfoliate (v. i.) To split into scales, especially to become converted into scales at the result of heat or decomposition.

Exfoliate (v. t.) To remove scales, laminae, or splinters from the surface of.

Exoculate (v. t.) To deprive of eyes.

Exonerate (v. t.) To unload; to disburden; to discharge.

Exonerate (v. t.) To relieve, in a moral sense, as of a charge, obligation, or load of blame resting on one; to clear of something that lies upon oppresses one, as an accusation or imputation; as, to exonerate one's self from blame, or from the charge of avarice.

Exonerate (v. t.) To discharge from duty or obligation, as a ball.

Exosstate (v. t.) To deprive of bones; to take out the bones of; to bone.

Expatiate (v. i.) To range at large, or without restraint.

Expatiate (v. i.) To enlarge in discourse or writing; to be copious in argument or discussion; to descant.

Expatiate (v. t.) To expand; to spread; to extend; to diffuse; to broaden.

Expediate (v. t.) To hasten; to expedite.

Expiscate (v. t.) To fish out; to find out by skill or laborious investigation; to search out.

Explanate (a.) Spreading or extending outwardly in a flat form.

Explicate (a.) Evolved; unfolded.

Explicate (v. t.) To unfold; to expand; to lay open.

Explicate (v. t.) To unfold the meaning or sense of; to explain; to clear of difficulties or obscurity; to interpret.

Explorate (v. t.) To explore.

Expurgate (v. t.) To purify; to clear from anything noxious, offensive, or erroneous; to cleanse; to purge; as, to expurgate a book.

Exsiccate (v. t.) To exhaust or evaporate moisture from; to dry up.

Extenuate (v. t.) To make thin or slender; to draw out so as to lessen the thickness.

Extenuate (v. t.) To lessen; to palliate; to lessen or weaken the force of; to diminish the conception of, as crime, guilt, faults, ills, accusations, etc.; -- opposed to aggravate.

Extenuate (v. t.) To lower or degrade; to detract from.

Extenuate (v. i.) To become thinner; to make excuses; to advance palliating considerations.

Extenuate (a.) Thin; slender.

Extirpate (v. t.) To pluck up by the stem or root; to root out; to eradicate, literally or figuratively; to destroy wholly; as, to extirpate weeds; to extirpate a tumor; to extirpate a sect; to extirpate error or heresy.

Extricate (v. t.) To free, as from difficulties or perplexities; to disentangle; to disembarrass; as, to extricate a person from debt, peril, etc.

Extricate (v. t.) To cause to be emitted or evolved; as, to extricate heat or moisture.

Exuberate (n.) To abound; to be in great abundance.

Exuperate (v. t.) To excel; to surmount.

Fabricate (v. t.) To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship.

Fabricate (v. t.) To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as, to fabricate woolens.

Fabricate (v. t.) To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to fabricate a lie or story.

Falculate (a.) Curved and sharppointed, like a falcula, or claw of a falcon.

Fascinate (v. t.) To influence in an uncontrollable manner; to operate on by some powerful or irresistible charm; to bewitch; to enchant.

Fascinate (v. t.) To excite and allure irresistibly or powerfully; to charm; to captivate, as by physical or mental charms.

Faveolate (a.) Honeycomb; having cavities or cells, somewhat resembling those of a honeycomb; alveolate; favose.

Fecundate (v. t.) To make fruitful or prolific.

Fecundate (v. t.) To render fruitful or prolific; to impregnate; as, in flowers the pollen fecundates the ovum through the stigma.

Festinate (a.) Hasty; hurried.

Fimbriate (a.) Having the edge or extremity bordered by filiform processes thicker than hairs; fringed; as, the fimbriate petals of the pink; the fimbriate end of the Fallopian tube.

Fimbriate (v. t.) To hem; to fringe.

Fistulate (v. t. & i.) To make hollow or become hollow like a fistula, or pipe.

Flagitate (v. t.) To importune; to demand fiercely or with passion.

Fluctuate (v. i.) To move as a wave; to roll hither and thither; to wave; to float backward and forward, as on waves; as, a fluctuating field of air.

Fluctuate (v. i.) To move now in one direction and now in another; to be wavering or unsteady; to be irresolute or undetermined; to vacillate.

Fluctuate (v. t.) To cause to move as a wave; to put in motion.

Flustrate (v. t.) To fluster.

Focillate (v. t.) To nourish.

Footplate (n.) See Footboard (a).

Forcipate (a.) Alt. of Forcipated

Forficate (a.) Deeply forked, as the tail of certain birds.

Formicate (a.) Resembling, or pertaining to, an ant or ants.

Formulate (v. t.) To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.

Fornicate (a.) Alt. of Fornicated

Fornicate (v. i.) To commit fornication; to have unlawful sexual intercourse.

Fortunate (n.) Coming by good luck or favorable chance; bringing some good thing not foreseen as certain; presaging happiness; auspicious; as, a fortunate event; a fortunate concurrence of circumstances; a fortunate investment.

Fortunate (n.) Receiving same unforeseen or unexpected good, or some good which was not dependent on one's own skill or efforts; favored with good forune; lucky.

Fossulate (a.) Having, or surrounded by, long, narrow depressions or furrows.

Foveolate (a.) Having small pits or depression, as the receptacle in some composite flowers.

Frigerate (e. t.) To make cool.

Frustrate (a.) Vain; ineffectual; useless; unprofitable; null; voil; nugatory; of no effect.

Frustrate (v. t.) To bring to nothing; to prevent from attaining a purpose; to disappoint; to defeat; to baffle; as, to frustrate a plan, design, or attempt; to frustrate the will or purpose.

Frustrate (v. t.) To make null; to nullifly; to render invalid or of no effect; as, to frustrate a conveyance or deed.

Fulgurate (v. i.) To flash as lightning.

Fulminate (v. i.) To thunder; hence, to make a loud, sudden noise; to detonate; to explode with a violent report.

Fulminate (v. i.) To issue or send forth decrees or censures with the assumption of supreme authority; to thunder forth menaces.

Fulminate (v. t.) To cause to explode.

Fulminate (v. t.) To utter or send out with denunciations or censures; -- said especially of menaces or censures uttered by ecclesiastical authority.

Fulminate (v. i.) A salt of fulminic acid. See under Fulminic.

Fulminate (v. i.) A fulminating powder.

Fustigate (v. t.) To cudgel.

Gangliate (a.) Alt. of Gangliated

Germinate (v. i.) To sprout; to bud; to shoot; to begin to vegetate, as a plant or its seed; to begin to develop, as a germ.

Germinate (v. t.) To cause to sprout.

Glabreate (v. t.) Alt. of Glabriate

Glabriate (v. t.) To make smooth, plain, or bare.

Glomerate (a.) Gathered together in a roundish mass or dense cluster; conglomerate.

Glomerate (v. t. & i.) To gather or wind into a ball; to collect into a spherical form or mass, as threads.

Glutinate (v. t.) To unite with glue; to cement; to stick together.

Glycerate (n.) A salt of glyceric acid.

Granulate (v. t.) To form into grains or small masses; as, to granulate powder, sugar, or metal.

Granulate (v. t.) To raise in granules or small asperities; to make rough on the surface.

Granulate (v. i.) To collect or be formed into grains; as, cane juice granulates into sugar.

Granulate (a.) Alt. of Granulated

Gratulate (a.) To salute with declaration of joy; to congratulate.

Gratulate (a.) Worthy of gratulation.

Gravitate (v. i.) To obey the law of gravitation; to exert a force Or pressure, or tend to move, under the influence of gravitation; to tend in any direction or toward any object.

Gubernate (v. t.) To govern.

Habituate (v. t.) To make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize.

Habituate (v. t.) To settle as an inhabitant.

Habituate (a.) Firmly established by custom; formed by habit; habitual.

Hemachate (n.) A species of agate, sprinkled with spots of red jasper.

Hibernate (v. i.) To winter; to pass the season of winter in close quarters, in a torpid or lethargic state, as certain mammals, reptiles, and insects.

Hospitate (v. i.) To receive hospitality; to be a guest.

Hospitate (v. t.) To receive with hospitality; to lodge as a guest.

Housemate (n.) One who dwells in the same house with another.

Humectate (v. t.) To moisten; to wet.

Humiliate (v. t.) To reduce to a lower position in one's own eyes, or in the eyes of others; to humble; to mortify.

Hybernate () Alt. of Hybernation

Hypnobate (n.) A somnambulist.

Imaginate (a.) Imaginative.

Imbricate (a.) Alt. of Imbricated

Imbricate (v. t.) To lay in order, one lapping over another, so as to form an imbricated surface.

Immediate (a.) Not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact.

Immediate (a.) Not deferred by an interval of time; present; instant.

Immediate (a.) Acting with nothing interposed or between, or without the intervention of another object as a cause, means, or agency; acting, perceived, or produced, directly; as, an immediate cause.

Immigrate (v. t.) To come into a country of which one is not a native, for the purpose of permanent residence. See Emigrate.

Impennate (a.) Characterized by short wings covered with feathers resembling scales, as the penguins.

Impennate (n.) One of the Impennes.

Impetrate (a.) Obtained by entreaty.

Impetrate (v. t.) To obtain by request or entreaty.

Implicate (v. t.) To infold; to fold together; to interweave.

Implicate (v. t.) To bring into connection with; to involve; to connect; -- applied to persons, in an unfavorable sense; as, the evidence implicates many in this conspiracy; to be implicated in a crime, a discreditable transaction, a fault, etc.

Imprecate (v. t.) To call down by prayer, as something hurtful or calamitous.

Imprecate (v. t.) To invoke evil upon; to curse; to swear at.

Improbate (v. t.) To disapprove of; to disallow.

Inactuate (v. t.) To put in action.

Inamorate (a.) Enamored.

Inanimate (v. t.) To animate.

Inanimate (a.) Not animate; destitute of life or spirit; lifeless; dead; inactive; dull; as, stones and earth are inanimate substances.

Incarnate (a.) Not in the flesh; spiritual.

Incarnate (a.) Invested with flesh; embodied in a human nature and form; united with, or having, a human body.

Incarnate (a.) Flesh-colored; rosy; red.

Incarnate (v. t.) To clothe with flesh; to embody in flesh; to invest, as spirits, ideals, etc., with a human from or nature.

Incarnate (v. i.) To form flesh; to granulate, as a wound.

Incremate (v. t.) To consume or reduce to ashes by burning, as a dead body; to cremate.

Increpate (v. t.) To chide; to rebuke; to reprove.

Inculcate (v. t.) To teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions; to urge on the mind; as, Christ inculcates on his followers humility.

Inculpate (v. t.) To blame; to impute guilt to; to accuse; to involve or implicate in guilt.

Incurvate (a.) Curved; bent; crooked.

Incurvate (v. t.) To turn from a straight

Indusiate (a.) Alt. of Indusiated

Induviate (a.) Covered with induviae, as the upper part of the trunk of a palm tree.

Inebriate (v. t.) To make drunk; to intoxicate.

Inebriate (v. t.) Fig.: To disorder the senses of; to exhilarate or elate as if by spirituous drink; to deprive of sense and judgment; also, to stupefy.

Inebriate (v. i.) To become drunk.

Inebriate (a.) Intoxicated; drunk; habitually given to drink; stupefied.

Inebriate (n.) One who is drunk or intoxicated; esp., an habitual drunkard; as, an asylum fro inebriates.

Inexpiate (a.) Not appeased or placated.

Infatuate (a.) Infatuated.

Infatuate (v. t.) To make foolish; to affect with folly; to weaken the intellectual powers of, or to deprive of sound judgment.

Infatuate (v. t.) To inspire with a foolish and extravagant passion; as, to be infatuated with gaming.

Infoliate (v. t.) To cover or overspread with, or as with, leaves.

Infuriate (v. t.) Enraged; rading; furiously angry; infuriated.

Infuriate (v. t.) To render furious; to enrage; to exasperate.

Infuscate (v. t.) To darken; to make black; to obscure.

Ingeniate (v. t. & i.) To invent; to contrive.

Inglobate (a.) In the form of a globe or sphere; -- applied to nebulous matter collected into a sphere by the force of gravitation.

Innervate (v. t.) To supply with nerves; as, the heart is innervated by pneumogastric and sympathetic branches.

Inoculate (v. t.) To bud; to insert, or graft, as the bud of a tree or plant in another tree or plant.

Inoculate (v. t.) To insert a foreign bud into; as, to inoculate a tree.

Inoculate (v. t.) To communicate a disease to ( a person ) by inserting infectious matter in the skin or flesh; as, to inoculate a person with the virus of smallpox,rabies, etc. See Vaccinate.

Inoculate (v. t.) Fig.: To introduce into the mind; -- used especially of harmful ideas or principles; to imbue; as, to inoculate one with treason or infidelity.

Inoculate (v. i.) To graft by inserting buds.

Inoculate (v. i.) To communicate disease by inoculation.

Inodorate (a.) Inodorous.

Inopinate (a.) Not expected or looked for.

Inquinate (v. t.) To defile; to pollute; to contaminate; to befoul.

Insaniate (v. t.) To render unsound; to make mad.

Insatiate (a.) Insatiable; as, insatiate thirst.

Insensate (a.) Wanting sensibility; destitute of sense; stupid; foolish.

Insidiate (v. t.) To lie in ambush for.

Insinuate (v. t.) To introduce gently or slowly, as by a winding or narrow passage, or a gentle, persistent movement.

Insinuate (v. t.) To introduce artfully; to infuse gently; to instill.

Insinuate (v. t.) To hint; to suggest by remote allusion; -- often used derogatorily; as, did you mean to insinuate anything?

Insinuate (v. t.) To push or work (one's self), as into favor; to introduce by slow, gentle, or artful means; to ingratiate; -- used reflexively.

Insinuate (v. i.) To creep, wind, or flow in; to enter gently, slowly, or imperceptibly, as into crevices.

Insinuate (v. i.) To ingratiate one's self; to obtain access or favor by flattery or cunning.

Insociate (a.) Not associate; without a companion; single; solitary; recluse.

Instigate (v. t.) To goad or urge forward; to set on; to provoke; to incite; -- used chiefly with reference to evil actions; as to instigate one to a crime.

Integrate (v. t.) To form into one whole; to make entire; to complete; to renew; to restore; to perfect.

Integrate (v. t.) To indicate the whole of; to give the sum or total of; as, an integrating anemometer, one that indicates or registers the entire action of the wind in a given time.

Integrate (v. t.) To subject to the operation of integration; to find the integral of.

Intensate (v. t.) To intensify.

Intestate (a.) Without having made a valid will; without a will; as, to die intestate.

Intestate (a.) Not devised or bequeathed; not disposed of by will; as, an intestate estate.

Intestate (n.) A person who dies without making a valid will.

Intricate (a.) Entangled; involved; perplexed; complicated; difficult to understand, follow, arrange, or adjust; as, intricate machinery, labyrinths, accounts, plots, etc.

Intricate (v. t.) To entangle; to involve; to make perplexing.

Inumbrate (v. t.) To shade; to darken.

Inusitate (a.) Unusual.

Inviolate (a.) Alt. of Inviolated

Inviscate (v. t.) To daub or catch with glue or birdlime; to entangle with glutinous matter.

Invitiate (a.) Not vitiated.

Irradiate (v. t.) To throw rays of light upon; to illuminate; to brighten; to adorn with luster.

Irradiate (v. t.) To enlighten intellectually; to illuminate; as, to irradiate the mind.

Irradiate (v. t.) To animate by heat or light.

Irradiate (v. t.) To radiate, shed, or diffuse.

Irradiate (v. i.) To emit rays; to shine.

Irradiate (a.) Illuminated; irradiated.

Itinerate (v. i.) To wander without a settled habitation; to travel from place or on a circuit, particularly for the purpose of preaching, lecturing, etc.

Katastate (n.) (Physiol.) A substance formed by a katabolic process; -- opposed to anastate. See Katabolic.

Laciniate (a.) Alt. of Laciniated

Laevigate (a.) Having a smooth surface, as if polished.

Lamellate (a.) Alt. of Lamellated

Legislate (v. i.) To make or enact a law or laws.

Lingulate (a.) Shaped like the tongue or a strap; ligulate.

Linoleate (n.) A salt of linoleic acid.

Liquidate (v. t.) To determine by agreement or by litigation the precise amount of (indebtedness); or, where there is an indebtedness to more than one person, to determine the precise amount of (each indebtedness); to make the amount of (an indebtedness) clear and certain.

Liquidate (v. t.) In an extended sense: To ascertain the amount, or the several amounts, of , and apply assets toward the discharge of (an indebtedness).

Liquidate (v. t.) To discharge; to pay off, as an indebtedness.

Liquidate (v. t.) To make clear and intelligible.

Liquidate (v. t.) To make liquid.

Lixiviate (a.) Alt. of Lixivited

Lixiviate (v. t.) To subject to a washing process for the purpose of separating soluble material from that which is insoluble; to leach, as ashes, for the purpose of extracting the alka

Locellate (a.) Divided into secondary compartments or cells, as where one cavity is separated into several smaller ones.

Lubricate (v. t.) To make smooth or slippery; as, mucilaginous and saponaceous remedies lubricate the parts to which they are applied.

Lubricate (v. t.) To apply a lubricant to, as oil or tallow.

Lucubrate (n.) To study by candlelight or a lamp; to study by night.

Lucubrate (v. t.) To elaborate, perfect, or compose, by night study or by laborious endeavor.

Luxuriate (v. i.) To grow exuberantly; to grow to superfluous abundance.

Luxuriate (v. i.) To feed or live luxuriously; as, the herds luxuriate in the pastures.

Luxuriate (v. i.) To indulge with unrestrained delight and freedom; as, to luxuriate in description.

Lych gate () See under Lich.

Machinate (v. i.) To plan; to contrive; esp., to form a scheme with the purpose of doing harm; to contrive artfully; to plot.

Machinate (v. t.) To contrive, as a plot; to plot; as, to machinate evil.

Mancipate (v. t.) To enslave; to bind; to restrict.

Mandelate (n.) A salt of mandelic acid.

Manducate (v. t.) To masticate; to chew; to eat.

Manganate (n.) A salt of manganic acid.

Mannitate (n.) A salt of mannitic acid.

Margarate (n.) A compound of the so-called margaric acid with a base.

Marginate (n.) Having a margin distinct in appearance or structure.

Marginate (v. t.) To furnish with a distinct margin; to margin.

Marmorate (a.) Alt. of Marmorated

Masculate (v. t.) To make strong.

Masticate (v. t.) To grind or crush with, or as with, the teeth and prepare for swallowing and digestion; to chew; as, to masticate food.

Materiate (a.) Alt. of Materiated

Meliorate (v. t.) To make better; to improve; to ameliorate; to soften; to make more tolerable.

Meliorate (v. i.) To grow better.

Mellitate (n.) A salt of mellitic acid.

Mendicate (v. t.& i.) To beg.

Mensurate (v.) To measure.

Mesostate (n.) A product of metabolic action.

Methylate (n.) An alcoholate of methyl alcohol in which the hydroxyl hydrogen is replaced by a metal, after the analogy of a hydrate; as, sodium methylate, CH3ONa.

Methylate (v. t.) To impregnate or mix with methyl or methyl alcohol.

Militiate (v. i.) To carry on, or prepare for, war.

Miscreate (a.) Miscreated; illegitimate; forged; as, miscreate titles.

Miscreate (v. t.) To create badly or amiss.

Misrelate (v. t.) To relate inaccurately.

Molybdate (n.) A salt of molybdic acid.

Mucronate (a.) Alt. of Mucronated

Munnerate (v. t.) To remunerate.

Myristate (n.) A salt of myristic acid.

Neckplate (n.) See Gorget, 1 and 2.

Negotiate (v. i.) To transact business; to carry on trade.

Negotiate (v. i.) To treat with another respecting purchase and sale or some business affair; to bargain or trade; as, to negotiate with a man for the purchase of goods or a farm.

Negotiate (v. i.) To hold intercourse respecting a treaty, league, or convention; to treat with, respecting peace or commerce; to conduct communications or conferences.

Negotiate (v. i.) To intrigue; to scheme.

Negotiate (v. t.) To carry on negotiations concerning; to procure or arrange for by negotiation; as, to negotiate peace, or an exchange.

Negotiate (v. t.) To transfer for a valuable consideration under rules of commercial law; to sell; to pass.

Nictitate (v. i.) To wink; to nictate.

Nippitate (a.) Peculiary strong and good; -- said of ale or liquor.

Notionate (a.) Notional.

Novitiate (n.) The state of being a novice; time of initiation or instruction in rudiments.

Novitiate (n.) Hence: Time of probation in a religious house before taking the vows.

Novitiate (n.) One who is going through a novitiate, or period of probation; a novice.

Novitiate (n.) The place where novices live or are trained.

Nuncupate (v. t.) To declare publicly or solemnly; to proclaim formally.

Nuncupate (v. t.) To dedicate by declaration; to inscribe; as, to nuncupate a book.

Nundinate (a.) To buy and sell at fairs or markets.

Obcordate (a.) Heart-shaped, with the attachment at the pointed end; inversely cordate: as, an obcordate petal or leaf.

Obfirmate (v. t.) To make firm; to harden in resolution.

Obfuscate (a.) Obfuscated; darkened; obscured.

Obfuscate (v. t.) To darken; to obscure; to becloud; hence, to confuse; to bewilder.

Objurgate (v. t.) To chide; to reprove.

Oblatrate (v. i.) To bark or snarl, as a dog.

Oblectate (v. t.) To delight; to please greatly.

Obsecrate (v. t.) To beseech; to supplicate; to implore.

Obsignate (v. t.) To seal; to ratify.

Obstinate (a.) Pertinaciously adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course; persistent; not yielding to reason, arguments, or other means; stubborn; pertinacious; -- usually implying unreasonableness.

Obstinate (a.) Not yielding; not easily subdued or removed; as, obstinate fever; obstinate obstructions.

Obumbrate (v. t.) To shade; to darken; to cloud.

Officiate (v. i.) To act as an officer in performing a duty; to transact the business of an office or public trust; to conduct a public service.

Officiate (v. t.) To discharge, perform, or supply, as an official duty or function.

Offuscate () Alt. of Offuscation

Orientate (v. t.) To place or turn toward the east; to cause to assume an easterly direction, or to veer eastward.

Orientate (v. t.) To arrange in order; to dispose or place (a body) so as to show its relation to other bodies, or the relation of its parts among themselves.

Orientate (v. i.) To move or turn toward the east; to veer from the north or south toward the east.

Originate (v. t.) To give an origin or beginning to; to cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce as new.

Originate (v. i.) To take first existence; to have origin or beginning; to begin to exist or act; as, the scheme originated with the governor and council.

Oscillate (v. i.) To move backward and forward; to vibrate like a pendulum; to swing; to sway.

Oscillate (v. i.) To vary or fluctuate between fixed limits; to act or move in a fickle or fluctuating manner; to change repeatedly, back and forth.

Osmiamate (n.) A salt of osmiamic acid.

Ostentate (v. t.) To make an ambitious display of; to show or exhibit boastingly.

Overstate (v. t.) To state in too strong terms; to exaggerate.

Oxalurate (n.) A salt of oxaluric acid.

Oxanilate (n.) A salt of oxanilic acid.

Oxygenate (v. t.) To unite, or cause to combine, with oxygen; to treat with oxygen; to oxidize; as, oxygenated water (hydrogen dioxide).

Palmitate (n.) A salt of palmitic acid.

Palpitate (v. i.) To beat rapidly and more strongly than usual; to throb; to bound with emotion or exertion; to pulsate violently; to flutter; -- said specifically of the heart when its action is abnormal, as from excitement.

Pandurate (a.) Alt. of Panduriform

Papillate (v. t. & i.) To cover with papillae; to take the form of a papilla, or of papillae.

Papillate (a.) Same as Papillose.

Pastorate (n.) The office, state, or jurisdiction of a pastor.

Patrizate (v. i.) To imitate one's father.

Patronate (n.) The right or duty of a patron; patronage.

Pectinate (a.) Alt. of Pectinated

Pendulate (v. i.) To swing as a pendulum.

Penetrate (v. t.) To enter into; to make way into the interior of; to effect an entrance into; to pierce; as, light penetrates darkness.

Penetrate (v. t.) To affect profoundly through the senses or feelings; to touch with feeling; to make sensible; to move deeply; as, to penetrate one's heart with pity.

Penetrate (v. t.) To pierce into by the mind; to arrive at the inner contents or meaning of, as of a mysterious or difficult subject; to comprehend; to understand.

Penetrate (v. i.) To pass; to make way; to pierce. Also used figuratively.

Peragrate (v. t.) To travel over or through.

Percolate (v. t.) To cause to pass through fine interstices, as a liquor; to filter; to strain.

Percolate (v. i.) To pass through fine interstices; to filter; as, water percolates through porous stone.

Perforate (v.) To bore through; to pierce through with a pointed instrument; to make a hole or holes through by boring or piercing; to pierce or penetrate the surface of.

Perforate (a.) Alt. of Perforated

Periodate (n.) A salt of periodic acid.

Personate (v. t.) To celebrate loudly; to extol; to praise.

Personate (v. t.) To assume the character of; to represent by a fictitious appearance; to act the part of; hence, to counterfeit; to feign; as, he tried to personate his brother; a personated devotion.

Personate (v. t.) To set forth in an unreal character; to disguise; to mask.

Personate (v. t.) To personify; to typify; to describe.

Personate (v. i.) To play or assume a character.

Personate (a.) Having the throat of a bilabiate corolla nearly closed by a projection of the base of the lower lip; masked, as in the flower of the snapdragon.

Pertinate (a.) Pertinacious.

Pertusate (a.) Pierced at the apex.

Petiolate (a.) Alt. of Petiolated

Phenolate (n.) A compound of phenol analogous to a salt.

Phosphate (n.) A salt of phosphoric acid.

Phthalate (n.) A salt of phthalic acid.

Pignerate (v. t.) To pledge or pawn.

Pignerate (v. t.) to receive in pawn, as a pawnbroker does.

Pinnulate (a.) Having each pinna subdivided; -- said of a leaf, or of its pinnae.

Pollicate (a.) Having a curved projection or spine on the inner side of a leg joint; -- said of insects.

Pollinate (a.) Pollinose.

Pollinate (v. t.) To apply pollen to (a stigma).

Ponderate (v. t.) To consider; to ponder.

Ponderate (v. i.) To have weight or influence.

Postulate (n.) Something demanded or asserted; especially, a position or supposition assumed without proof, or one which is considered as self-evident; a truth to which assent may be demanded or challenged, without argument or evidence.

Postulate (n.) The enunciation of a self-evident problem, in distinction from an axiom, which is the enunciation of a self-evident theorem.

Postulate (a.) Postulated.

Postulate (v. t.) To beg, or assume without proof; as, to postulate conclusions.

Postulate (v. t.) To take without express consent; to assume.

Postulate (v. t.) To invite earnestly; to solicit.

Potentate (a.) One who is potent; one who possesses great power or sway; a prince, sovereign, or monarch.

Potestate (n.) A chief ruler; a potentate. [Obs.] Wyclif.

Poundrate (n.) A rate or proportion estimated at a certain amount for each pound; poundage.

Predicate (v. t.) To assert to belong to something; to affirm (one thing of another); as, to predicate whiteness of snow.

Predicate (v. t.) To found; to base.

Predicate (v. i.) To affirm something of another thing; to make an affirmation.

Predicate (v. t.) That which is affirmed or denied of the subject. In these propositions, "Paper is white," "Ink is not white," whiteness is the predicate affirmed of paper and denied of ink.

Predicate (v. t.) The word or words in a proposition which express what is affirmed of the subject.

Predicate (a.) Predicated.

Procreate (v. t.) To generate and produce; to beget; to engender.

Prodigate (v. t.) To squander.

Profanate (v. t.) To profane.

Prolegate (n.) The deputy or substitute for a legate.

Propagate (v. t.) To cause to continue or multiply by generation, or successive production; -- applied to animals and plants; as, to propagate a breed of horses or sheep; to propagate a species of fruit tree.

Propagate (v. t.) To cause to spread to extend; to impel or continue forward in space; as, to propagate sound or light.

Propagate (v. t.) To spread from person to person; to extend the knowledge of; to originate and spread; to carry from place to place; to disseminate; as, to propagate a story or report; to propagate the Christian religion.

Propagate (v. t.) To multiply; to increase.

Propagate (v. t.) To generate; to produce.

Propagate (v. i.) To have young or issue; to be produced or multiplied by generation, or by new shoots or plants; as, rabbits propagate rapidly.

Properate (v. t. & i.) To hasten, or press forward.

Prorogate (v. t.) To prorogue.

Prostrate (a.) Lying at length, or with the body extended on the ground or other surface; stretched out; as, to sleep prostrate.

Prostrate (a.) Lying at mercy, as a supplicant.

Prostrate (a.) Lying in a humble, lowly, or suppliant posture.

Prostrate (a.) Trailing on the ground; procumbent.

Prostrate (v. t.) To lay fiat; to throw down; to level; to fell; as, to prostrate the body; to prostrate trees or plants.

Prostrate (v. t.) to overthrow; to demolish; to destroy; to deprive of efficiency; to ruin; as, to prostrate a village; to prostrate a government; to prostrate law or justice.

Prostrate (v. t.) To throw down, or cause to fall in humility or adoration; to cause to bow in humble reverence; used reflexively; as, he prostrated himself.

Prostrate (v. t.) To cause to sink totally; to deprive of strength; to reduce; as, a person prostrated by fever.

Proximate (a.) Nearest; next immediately preceding or following.

Prussiate (n.) A salt of prussic acid; a cyanide.

Pullicate (n.) A kind of checked cotton or silk handkerchief.

Pullulate (v. i.) To germinate; to bud; to multiply abundantly.

Pulmonate (a.) Having breathing organs that act as lungs.

Pulmonate (a.) Pertaining to the Pulmonata.

Pulmonate (n.) One of the Pulmonata.

Pulverate (v. t.) To beat or reduce to powder or dust; to pulverize.

Pulvinate (a.) Alt. of Pulvinated

Punctuate (v. t.) To mark with points; to separate into sentences, clauses, etc., by points or stops which mark the proper pauses in expressing the meaning.

Purpurate (a.) Of or pertaining to purpura.

Purpurate (n.) A salt of purpuric acid.

Pustulate (v. t.) To form into pustules, or blisters.

Pustulate (a.) Alt. of Pustulated

Reanimate (v. t.) To animate anew; to restore to animation or life; to infuse new life, vigor, spirit, or courage into; to revive; to reinvigorate; as, to reanimate a drowned person; to reanimate disheartened troops; to reanimate languid spirits.

Reclinate (a.) Rec

Re-create (v. t.) To create or form anew.

Rectorate (n.) The office, rank, or station of a rector; rectorship.

Recurvate (a.) Recurved.

Recurvate (v. t.) To bend or curve back; to recurve.

Refragate (v. i.) To oppose.

Reinstate (v. t.) To place again in possession, or in a former state; to restore to a state from which one had been removed; to instate again; as, to reinstate a king in the possession of the kingdom.

Reiterate (v. t.) To repeat again and again; to say or do repeatedly; sometimes, to repeat.

Reiterate (a.) Reiterated; repeated.

Reluctate (v. i.) To struggle against anything; to resist; to oppose.

Remediate (a.) Remedial.

Remigrate (v. i.) To migrate again; to go back; to return.

Replicate (v. t.) To reply.

Replicate (a.) Alt. of Replicated

Reprobate (a.) Not enduring proof or trial; not of standard purity or fineness; disallowed; rejected.

Reprobate (a.) Abandoned to punishment; hence, morally abandoned and lost; given up to vice; depraved.

Reprobate (a.) Of or pertaining to one who is given up to wickedness; as, reprobate conduct.

Reprobate (n.) One morally abandoned and lost.

Reprobate (v. t.) To disapprove with detestation or marks of extreme dislike; to condemn as unworthy; to disallow; to reject.

Reprobate (v. t.) To abandon to punishment without hope of pardon.

Repudiate (v. t.) To cast off; to disavow; to have nothing to do with; to renounce; to reject.

Repudiate (v. t.) To divorce, put away, or discard, as a wife, or a woman one has promised to marry.

Repudiate (v. t.) To refuse to acknowledge or to pay; to disclaim; as, the State has repudiated its debts.

Repugnate (v. t.) To oppose; to fight against.

Resultate (n.) A result.

Retaliate (v. t.) To return the like for; to repay or requite by an act of the same kind; to return evil for (evil). [Now seldom used except in a bad sense.]

Retaliate (v. i.) To return like for like; specifically, to return evil for evil; as, to retaliate upon an enemy.

Revibrate (v. i.) To vibrate back or in return.

Rhodanate (n.) A salt of rhodanic acid; a sulphocyanate.

Rotundate (a.) Rounded; especially, rounded at the end or ends, or at the corners.

Rubricate (n.) Marked with red.

Rubricate (v. t.) To mark or distinguished with red; to arrange as in a rubric; to establish in a settled and unchangeable form.

Runcinate (a.) Pinnately cut with the lobes pointing downwards, as the leaf of the dandelion.

Rusticate (v. i.) To go into or reside in the country; to ruralize.

Rusticate (v. t.) To require or compel to reside in the country; to banish or send away temporarily; to impose rustication on.

Sagittate (a.) Shaped like an arrowhead; triangular, with the two basal angles prolonged downward.

Santonate (n.) A salt of santonic acid.

Secundate (v. t.) To make prosperous.

Segregate (a.) Separate; select.

Segregate (a.) Separated from others of the same kind.

Segregate (v. t.) To separate from others; to set apart.

Segregate (v. i.) To separate from a mass, and collect together about centers or along

Semiovate (a.) Half ovate.

Septenate (a.) Having parts in sevens; heptamerous.

Septulate (a.) Having imperfect or spurious septa.

Serrulate (a.) Alt. of Serrulated

Shogunate (n.) The office or dignity of a Shogun.

Siphonate (a.) Having a siphon or siphons.

Siphonate (a.) Belonging to the Siphonata.

Soleplate (n.) A bedplate; as, the soleplate of a steam engine.

Soleplate (n.) The plate forming the back of a waterwheel bucket.

Sorediate (a.) Sorediiferous.

Spatulate (a.) Shaped like spatula, or like a battledoor, being roundish, with a long, narrow,

Speculate (v. i.) To consider by turning a subject in the mind, and viewing it in its different aspects and relations; to meditate; to contemplate; to theorize; as, to speculate on questions in religion; to speculate on political events.

Speculate (v. i.) To view subjects from certain premises given or assumed, and infer conclusions respecting them a priori.

Speculate (v. i.) To purchase with the expectation of a contingent advance in value, and a consequent sale at a profit; -- often, in a somewhat depreciative sense, of unsound or hazardous transactions; as, to speculate in coffee, in sugar, or in bank stock.

Speculate (v. t.) To consider attentively; as, to speculate the nature of a thing.

Spacelate (v. i.) To die, decay, or become gangrenous, as flesh or bone; to mortify.

Spiculate (a.) Covered with, or having, spicules.

Spiculate (a.) Covered with minute spiculae, or pointed fleshy appendages; divided into small spikelets.

Spiculate (v. t.) To sharpen to a point.

Spirulate (n.) Having the color spots, or structural parts, arranged spirally.

Stalemate (n.) The position of the king when he can not move without being placed on check and there is no other piece which can be moved.

Stalemate (v. t.) To subject to a stalemate; hence, to bring to a stand.

Staminate (a.) Furnished with stamens; producing stamens.

Staminate (a.) Having stamens, but lacking pistils.

Staminate (v. t.) To indue with stamina.

Stimulate (v. t.) To excite as if with a goad; to excite, rouse, or animate, to action or more vigorous exertion by some pungent motive or by persuasion; as, to stimulate one by the hope of reward, or by the prospect of glory.

Stimulate (v. t.) To excite; to irritate; especially, to excite the activity of (a nerve or an irritable muscle), as by electricity.

Stipitate (a.) Supported by a stipe; elevated on a stipe, as the fronds of most ferns, or the pod of certain cruciferous plants.

Stipulate (a.) Furnished with stipules; as, a stipulate leaf.

Stipulate (v. i.) To make an agreement or covenant with any person or company to do or forbear anything; to bargain; to contract; to settle terms; as, certain princes stipulated to assist each other in resisting the armies of France.

Stylobate (n.) The uninterrupted and continuous flat band, coping, or pavement upon which the bases of a row of columns are supported. See Sub-base.

Styphnate (n.) A salt of styphnic acid.

Subjugate (v. t.) To subdue, and bring under the yoke of power or dominion; to conquer by force, and compel to submit to the government or absolute control of another; to vanquish.

Sublimate (v. t.) To bring by heat into the state of vapor, which, on cooling, returns again to the solid state; as, to sublimate sulphur or camphor.

Sublimate (v. t.) To refine and exalt; to heighten; to elevate.

Sublimate (n.) A product obtained by sublimation; hence, also, a purified product so obtained.

Sublimate (a.) Brought into a state of vapor by heat, and again condensed as a solid.

Subrogate (v. t.) To put in the place of another; to substitute.

Substrate (n.) A substratum.

Substrate (a.) Having very slight furrows.

Substrate (v. t.) To strew or lay under anything.

Succinate (n.) A salt of succinic acid.

Suffocate (a.) Suffocated; choked.

Suffocate (v. t.) To choke or kill by stopping respiration; to stifle; to smother.

Suffocate (v. t.) To destroy; to extinguish; as, to suffocate fire.

Suffocate (v. i.) To become choked, stifled, or smothered.

Sullevate (v. t.) To rouse; to excite.

Sultanate (n.) The rule or dominion of a sultan; sultanship.

Suppurate (v. i.) To generate pus; as, a boil or abscess suppurates.

Suppurate (v. t.) To cause to generate pus; as, to suppurate a sore.

Supputate (v. t.) To suppute.

Surculate (v. t.) To purne; to trim.

Surrogate (n.) A deputy; a delegate; a substitute.

Surrogate (n.) The deputy of an ecclesiastical judge, most commonly of a bishop or his chancellor, especially a deputy who grants marriage licenses.

Surrogate (n.) In some States of the United States, an officer who presides over the probate of wills and testaments and yield the settlement of estates.

Surrogate (v. t.) To put in the place of another; to substitute.

Suscitate (v. t.) To rouse; to excite; to call into life and action.

Syncopate (v. t.) To contract, as a word, by taking one or more letters or syllables from the middle; as, "Gloster" is a syncopated form of "Gloucester."

Syncopate (v. t.) To commence, as a tone, on an unaccented part of a measure, and continue it into the following accented part, so that the accent is driven back upon the weak part and the rhythm drags.

Syndicate (n.) The office or jurisdiction of a syndic; a council, or body of syndics.

Syndicate (v. t.) To judge; to censure.

Tagnicate (n.) The white-lipped peccary.

Tantalate (n.) A salt of tantalic acid.

Tellurate (n.) A salt of telluric acid.

Temperate (v. t.) Moderate; not excessive; as, temperate heat; a temperate climate.

Temperate (v. t.) Not marked with passion; not violent; cool; calm; as, temperate language.

Temperate (v. t.) Moderate in the indulgence of the natural appetites or passions; as, temperate in eating and drinking.

Temperate (v. t.) Proceeding from temperance.

Temperate (v. t.) To render temperate; to moderate; to soften; to temper.

Terebrate (v. t.) To perforate; to bore; to pierce.

Terminate (v. t.) To set a term or limit to; to form the extreme point or side of; to bound; to limit; as, to terminate a surface by a

Terminate (v. t.) To put an end to; to make to cease; as, to terminate an effort, or a controversy.

Terminate (v. t.) Hence, to put the finishing touch to; to bring to completion; to perfect.

Terminate (v. i.) To be limited in space by a point,

Terminate (v. i.) To come to a limit in time; to end; to close.

Titillate (v. t. & i.) To tickle; as, to titillate the nose with a feather.

Tracheate (a.) Breathing by means of tracheae; of or pertaining to the Tracheata.

Tracheate (n.) Any arthropod having tracheae; one of the Tracheata.

Translate (v. t.) To bear, carry, or remove, from one place to another; to transfer; as, to translate a tree.

Translate (v. t.) To change to another condition, position, place, or office; to transfer; hence, to remove as by death.

Translate (v. t.) To remove to heaven without a natural death.

Translate (v. t.) To remove, as a bishop, from one see to another.

Translate (v. t.) To render into another language; to express the sense of in the words of another language; to interpret; hence, to explain or recapitulate in other words.

Translate (v. t.) To change into another form; to transform.

Translate (v. t.) To cause to remove from one part of the body to another; as, to translate a disease.

Translate (v. t.) To cause to lose senses or recollection; to entrance.

Translate (v. i.) To make a translation; to be engaged in translation.

Trapezate (a.) Having the form of a trapezium; trapeziform.

Tribunate (n.) The state or office of a tribune; tribuneship.

Trijugate (a.) In three pairs; as, a trijugate leaf, or a pinnate leaf with three pairs of leaflets.

Trilobate (a.) Having three lobes.

Triturate (v. t.) To rub, grind, bruise, or thrash.

Triturate (v. t.) To rub or grind to a very fine or impalpable powder; to pulverize and comminute thoroughly.

Tungstate (n.) A salt of tungstic acid; a wolframate.

Turbinate (v. i.) To revolve or spin like a top; to whirl.

Turbinate (a.) Alt. of Turbinated

Turnplate (n.) A turntable.

Umbellate (a.) Alt. of Umbellated

Unanimate (a.) Unanimous.

Uncarnate (a.) Not fleshy; specifically, not made flesh; not incarnate.

Uncarnate (v. t.) To divest of flesh.

Underrate (v. t.) To rate too low; to rate below the value; to undervalue.

Underrate (n.) A price less than the value; as, to sell a thing at an underrate.

Unijugate (a.) Having but one pair of leaflets; -- said of a pinnate leaf.

Unnervate (a.) Enervate.

Unruinate (a.) Alt. of Unruinated

Unsatiate (a.) Insatiate.

Uroxanate (n.) A salt of uroxanic acid.

Vaccinate (v. t.) To inoculate with the cowpox by means of a virus, called vaccine, taken either directly or indirectly from cows.

Vacillate (v. t.) To move one way and the other; to reel or stagger; to waver.

Vacillate (v. t.) To fluctuate in mind or opinion; to be unsteady or inconstant; to waver.

Vagissate (v. i.) To caper or frolic.

Vanillate (n.) A salt of vanillic acid.

Variegate (v. t.) To diversify in external appearance; to mark with different colors; to dapple; to streak; as, to variegate a floor with marble of different colors.

Vellicate (v. t.) To twitch; to cause to twitch convulsively.

Vellicate (v. i.) To move spasmodically; to twitch; as, a nerve vellicates.

Venditate (v. t.) To cry up. as if for sale; to blazon.

Ventilate (v. t.) To open and expose to the free passage of air; to supply with fresh air, and remove impure air from; to air; as, to ventilate a room; to ventilate a cellar; to ventilate a mine.

Ventilate (v. t.) To provide with a vent, or escape, for air, gas, etc.; as, to ventilate a mold, or a water-wheel bucket.

Ventilate (v. t.) To change or renew, as the air of a room.

Ventilate (v. t.) To winnow; to fan; as, to ventilate wheat.

Ventilate (v. t.) To sift and examine; to bring out, and subject to penetrating scrutiny; to expose to examination and discussion; as, to ventilate questions of policy.

Ventilate (v. t.) To give vent; to utter; to make public.

Veratrate (n.) A salt of veratric acid.

Verbenate (v. t.) To strew with verbena, or vervain, as in ancient sacrifices and rites.

Verberate (v. t.) To beat; to strike.

Verminate (v. i.) To breed vermin.

Vestigate (v. t.) To investigate.

Vicariate (a.) Having delegated power, as a vicar; vicarious.

Vicariate (n.) Delegated office or power; vicarship; the office or oversight of a vicar.

Victimate (v. t.) To make a victim of; to sacrifice; to immolate.

Vindicate (v. t.) To lay claim to; to assert a right to; to claim.

Vindicate (v. t.) To maintain or defend with success; to prove to be valid; to assert convincingly; to sustain against assault; as, to vindicate a right, claim, or title.

Vindicate (v. t.) To support or maintain as true or correct, against denial, censure, or objections; to defend; to justify.

Vindicate (v. t.) To maintain, as a law or a cause, by overthrowing enemies.

Vindicate (v. t.) To liberate; to set free; to deliver.

Vindicate (v. t.) To avenge; to punish; as, a war to vindicate or punish infidelity.

Virgulate (a.) Shaped like a little twig or rod.

Viscerate (v. t.) To deprive of the viscera, or entrails; to eviscerate; to disembowel.

Vizierate (n.) The office, dignity, or authority of a vizier.

Vulnerate (v. t.) To wound; to hurt.

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Mark McCracken

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