Definitions for macerateˈmæs əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. macerate(verb)

    separate into constituents by soaking

  2. macerate(verb)

    become soft or separate and disintegrate as a result of excessive soaking

    "the tissue macerated in the water"

  3. macerate(verb)

    soften, usually by steeping in liquid, and cause to disintegrate as a result

    "macerate peaches"; "the gizzards macerates the food in the digestive system"

  4. waste, emaciate, macerate(verb)

    cause to grow thin or weak

    "The treatment emaciated him"

Wiktionary

  1. macerate(Noun)

    A macerated substance.

  2. macerate(Verb)

    To soften (something) or separate (something) into pieces by soaking (it) in a heated or unheated liquid.

  3. macerate(Verb)

    To make lean; to cause to waste away.

  4. macerate(Verb)

    To subdue the appetite by poor or scanty diet; to mortify.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Macerate(verb)

    to make lean; to cause to waste away

  2. Macerate(verb)

    to subdue the appetites of by poor and scanty diet; to mortify

  3. Macerate(verb)

    to soften by steeping in a liquid, with or without heat; to wear away or separate the parts of by steeping; as, to macerate animal or vegetable fiber

  4. Origin: [L. maceratus, p. p. of macerare to make soft, weaken, enervate; cf. Gr. to knead.]

Anagrams of macerate »

  1. racemate

  2. cream tea


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