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con·tuse

 (kən-to͞oz′, -tyo͞oz′)
tr.v. con·tused, con·tus·ing, con·tus·es
To injure without breaking the skin; bruise.

[Middle English contusen, from Latin contundere, contūs-, to beat : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + tundere, to beat.]

contuse

(kənˈtjuːz)
vb
(Medicine) (tr) to injure (the body) without breaking the skin; bruise
[C15: from Latin contūsus bruised, from contundere to grind, from tundere to beat, batter]
conˈtusive adj

con•tuse

(kənˈtuz, -ˈtyuz)

v.t. -tused, -tus•ing.
to injure (tissue), esp. without breaking the skin; bruise.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin contūsus, past participle of contundere to bruise, crush =con- con- + tundere to beat]
con•tu′sive (-ˈtu sɪv, -ˈtyu-) adj.

contuse


Past participle: contused
Gerund: contusing

Imperative
contuse
contuse
Present
I contuse
you contuse
he/she/it contuses
we contuse
you contuse
they contuse
Preterite
I contused
you contused
he/she/it contused
we contused
you contused
they contused
Present Continuous
I am contusing
you are contusing
he/she/it is contusing
we are contusing
you are contusing
they are contusing
Present Perfect
I have contused
you have contused
he/she/it has contused
we have contused
you have contused
they have contused
Past Continuous
I was contusing
you were contusing
he/she/it was contusing
we were contusing
you were contusing
they were contusing
Past Perfect
I had contused
you had contused
he/she/it had contused
we had contused
you had contused
they had contused
Future
I will contuse
you will contuse
he/she/it will contuse
we will contuse
you will contuse
they will contuse
Future Perfect
I will have contused
you will have contused
he/she/it will have contused
we will have contused
you will have contused
they will have contused
Future Continuous
I will be contusing
you will be contusing
he/she/it will be contusing
we will be contusing
you will be contusing
they will be contusing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been contusing
you have been contusing
he/she/it has been contusing
we have been contusing
you have been contusing
they have been contusing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been contusing
you will have been contusing
he/she/it will have been contusing
we will have been contusing
you will have been contusing
they will have been contusing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been contusing
you had been contusing
he/she/it had been contusing
we had been contusing
you had been contusing
they had been contusing
Conditional
I would contuse
you would contuse
he/she/it would contuse
we would contuse
you would contuse
they would contuse
Past Conditional
I would have contused
you would have contused
he/she/it would have contused
we would have contused
you would have contused
they would have contused
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.contuse - injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of; "I bruised my knee"
injure, wound - cause injuries or bodily harm to
jam, crush - crush or bruise; "jam a toe"

contuse

verb
To make a bruise or bruises on:
Translations

contuse

vt (form)quetschen, prellen
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