What does fumigate mean?

Definitions for fumigateˈfyu mɪˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fumigate, fume(verb)

    treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests


  1. fumigate(Verb)

    To disinfect, purify, or rid of vermin with the fumes of certain chemicals.

  2. Origin: From fumigatus, past participle of fumigare, from fūmus "smoke"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fumigate(noun)

    to apply smoke to; to expose to smoke or vapor; to purify, or free from infection, by the use of smoke or vapors

  2. Fumigate(noun)

    to smoke; to perfume

  3. Origin: [L. fumigate, p. p. of fumigare to fumigate, fr. fumus smoke. See Fume, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fumigate

    fūm′i-gāt, v.t. to expose to smoke or gas, to expose to fumes, as of sulphur, for purposes of disinfecting: to perfume.—ns. Fumigā′tion, act of fumigating or of applying purifying smoke, &c., to; Fum′igator, a brazier for burning disinfectants, &c.—adj. Fum′igatory. [L. fumigāre, -ātum.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fumigate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fumigate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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