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a·cid·u·late

 (ə-sĭj′ə-lāt′)
tr. & intr.v. a·cid·u·lat·ed, a·cid·u·lat·ing, a·cid·u·lates
To make or become slightly acid.


a·cid′u·la′tion n.

acidulate

(əˈsɪdjʊˌleɪt)
vb
(tr) to make slightly acid or sour
[C18: acidulous + -ate1]
aˌciduˈlation n

a•cid•u•late

(əˈsɪdʒ əˌleɪt)

v.t. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
1. to make somewhat acid.
2. to sour; embitter.
[1725–35]
a•cid`u•la′tion, n.

acidulate


Past participle: acidulated
Gerund: acidulating

Imperative
acidulate
acidulate
Present
I acidulate
you acidulate
he/she/it acidulates
we acidulate
you acidulate
they acidulate
Preterite
I acidulated
you acidulated
he/she/it acidulated
we acidulated
you acidulated
they acidulated
Present Continuous
I am acidulating
you are acidulating
he/she/it is acidulating
we are acidulating
you are acidulating
they are acidulating
Present Perfect
I have acidulated
you have acidulated
he/she/it has acidulated
we have acidulated
you have acidulated
they have acidulated
Past Continuous
I was acidulating
you were acidulating
he/she/it was acidulating
we were acidulating
you were acidulating
they were acidulating
Past Perfect
I had acidulated
you had acidulated
he/she/it had acidulated
we had acidulated
you had acidulated
they had acidulated
Future
I will acidulate
you will acidulate
he/she/it will acidulate
we will acidulate
you will acidulate
they will acidulate
Future Perfect
I will have acidulated
you will have acidulated
he/she/it will have acidulated
we will have acidulated
you will have acidulated
they will have acidulated
Future Continuous
I will be acidulating
you will be acidulating
he/she/it will be acidulating
we will be acidulating
you will be acidulating
they will be acidulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been acidulating
you have been acidulating
he/she/it has been acidulating
we have been acidulating
you have been acidulating
they have been acidulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been acidulating
you will have been acidulating
he/she/it will have been acidulating
we will have been acidulating
you will have been acidulating
they will have been acidulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been acidulating
you had been acidulating
he/she/it had been acidulating
we had been acidulating
you had been acidulating
they had been acidulating
Conditional
I would acidulate
you would acidulate
he/she/it would acidulate
we would acidulate
you would acidulate
they would acidulate
Past Conditional
I would have acidulated
you would have acidulated
he/she/it would have acidulated
we would have acidulated
you would have acidulated
they would have acidulated

acidulate

To make food slightly acid (e.g. by adding lemon juice or vinegar).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.acidulate - make sour or more souracidulate - make sour or more sour    
change taste - alter the flavor of
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