Definitions for decontaminateˌdi kənˈtæm əˌneɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word decontaminate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decontaminate(verb)

    rid of contamination

    "The soil around the housing development had to be decontaminated by the city"


  1. decontaminate(Verb)

    To remove contamination from something, and thus render it safe.


Find a translation for the decontaminate definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these decontaminate definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"decontaminate." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 25 Jan. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for decontaminate?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for decontaminate: