What does acerbate mean?

Definitions for acerbateˈæs ərˌbeɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word acerbate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. embitter, envenom, acerbate(verb)

    cause to be bitter or resentful

    "These injustices embittered her even more"

  2. acerbate(verb)

    make sour or bitter


  1. acerbate(Verb)

    To exasperate; to irritate.

  2. acerbate(Verb)

    To make bitter or sour.

  3. acerbate(Adjective)

    Embittered; having a sour disposition or nature.

  4. Origin: From acerbatus, perfect passive participle of acerbo, from acerbus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acerbate(verb)

    to sour; to imbitter; to irritate

  2. Origin: [L. acerbatus, p. p. of acerbare, fr. acerbus.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acerbate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acerbate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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