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ˈsʌp yəˌreɪtsup·pu·rate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suppurate, matureverb

    cause to ripen and discharge pus

    "The oil suppurates the pustules"

  2. fester, maturate, suppurateverb

    ripen and generate pus

    "her wounds are festering"

Wiktionary

  1. suppurateverb

    To form or discharge pus.

  2. suppurateverb

    To cause to generate pus.

    to suppurate a sore

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suppurateverb

    to generate pus; as, a boil or abscess suppurates

    Etymology: [L. suppuratus, p. p. of suppurare to suppurate, cause to suppurate; sub under + pus, puris, matter. See Pus.]

  2. Suppurateverb

    to cause to generate pus; as, to suppurate a sore

    Etymology: [L. suppuratus, p. p. of suppurare to suppurate, cause to suppurate; sub under + pus, puris, matter. See Pus.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Suppurate

    sup′ū-rāt, v.i. to gather pus or matter.—n. Suppurā′tion, a morbid process which gives rise to the formation of pus, one of the commonest products of inflammation.—adj. Supp′urātive, tending to suppurate: promoting suppuration.—n. a medicine which promotes suppuration. [L. sub, under, pus, pur-is, pus.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suppurate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suppurate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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