Definitions for defecateˈdɛf ɪˌkeɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
def•e•cateˈdɛf ɪˌkeɪt(v.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.
(v.i.)to void excrement from the bowels through the anus.
(v.t.)to clear of dregs, impurities, etc.; purify; refine.
to void (excrement) through the anus.
Origin of defecate:
1565–75; < L dēfaecātus, ptp. of dēfaecāre to cleanse, refine =dē-de - + -faecāre, der. of faex dregs
stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, make(verb)
have a bowel movement
"The dog had made in the flower beds"
To purify, to clean of dregs etc.
To purge; to pass (something) as excrement.
To empty one's bowels of feces.
Origin: From the participle stem of defaecare, from de- and faex.
freed from anything that can pollute, as dregs, lees, etc.; refined; purified
to clear from impurities, as lees, dregs, etc.; to clarify; to purify; to refine
to free from extraneous or polluting matter; to clear; to purify, as from that which materializes
to become clear, pure, or free
to void excrement
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