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cre·mate

 (krē′māt′, krĭ-māt′)
tr.v. cre·mat·ed, cre·mat·ing, cre·mates
To incinerate (a corpse).

[Latin cremāre, cremāt-; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cre·ma′tion (krĭ-mā′shən) n.
cre′ma′tor n.

cremate

(krɪˈmeɪt)
vb
(tr) to burn up (something, esp a corpse) and reduce to ash
[C19: from Latin cremāre]
creˈmation n
creˈmationism n
creˈmationist n

cre•mate

(ˈkri meɪt)

v.t. -mat•ed, -mat•ing.
to reduce (a dead body) to ashes by fire, esp. as a funeral rite.
[1870–75; < Latin cremātus, past participle of cremāre to burn to ashes]
cre•ma•tion (krɪˈmeɪ ʃən) n.

cremate


Past participle: cremated
Gerund: cremating

Imperative
cremate
cremate
Present
I cremate
you cremate
he/she/it cremates
we cremate
you cremate
they cremate
Preterite
I cremated
you cremated
he/she/it cremated
we cremated
you cremated
they cremated
Present Continuous
I am cremating
you are cremating
he/she/it is cremating
we are cremating
you are cremating
they are cremating
Present Perfect
I have cremated
you have cremated
he/she/it has cremated
we have cremated
you have cremated
they have cremated
Past Continuous
I was cremating
you were cremating
he/she/it was cremating
we were cremating
you were cremating
they were cremating
Past Perfect
I had cremated
you had cremated
he/she/it had cremated
we had cremated
you had cremated
they had cremated
Future
I will cremate
you will cremate
he/she/it will cremate
we will cremate
you will cremate
they will cremate
Future Perfect
I will have cremated
you will have cremated
he/she/it will have cremated
we will have cremated
you will have cremated
they will have cremated
Future Continuous
I will be cremating
you will be cremating
he/she/it will be cremating
we will be cremating
you will be cremating
they will be cremating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cremating
you have been cremating
he/she/it has been cremating
we have been cremating
you have been cremating
they have been cremating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cremating
you will have been cremating
he/she/it will have been cremating
we will have been cremating
you will have been cremating
they will have been cremating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cremating
you had been cremating
he/she/it had been cremating
we had been cremating
you had been cremating
they had been cremating
Conditional
I would cremate
you would cremate
he/she/it would cremate
we would cremate
you would cremate
they would cremate
Past Conditional
I would have cremated
you would have cremated
he/she/it would have cremated
we would have cremated
you would have cremated
they would have cremated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cremate - reduce to ashes; "Cremate a corpse"
burn, burn down, fire - destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"
Translations
يَحْرِق جُثّـة ميِّتـه
zpopelnit
brændekremere
einäschernkremieren
elhamvaszthamvaszt
brenna
kremacijakrematoriumaskremuoti
kremēt

cremate

[krɪˈmeɪt] VTincinerar

cremate

[krɪˈmeɪt] vtincinérer

cremate

vteinäschern, kremieren (rare)

cremate

[krɪˈmeɪt] vtcremare

cremate

(kriˈmeit) , (ˈkriːmeit) verb
to burn dead (human) bodies. He asked to be cremated, not buried.
creˈmation noun
crematorium (kreməˈtoːriəm) noun
a place where cremation is carried out.

cremate

vt. incinerar.
References in classic literature ?
The dead jeddak's hands and head were removed to be added to the ornaments of his conqueror, and then his women cremated what remained, amid wild and terrible laughter.
The body was cremated upon the shore, and the ashes were buried in the Protestant cemetery at Rome, not far from the grave of Keats.
Bunny, when you have me cremated, you can put my ashes in yonder cup, and lay us in the deep-delved earth together
Maryland investigators are trying to figure out how there was a mix-up of cremated human remains given to the wrong families.
POST-MORTEMS on the wrong body and even people being buried or cremated by the wrong family are some of the serious mistakes made in mortuaries which might be avoided if the deceased got the sort of management standards that is given to the living, according to a new study.
MOORS murderer Ian Brady was cremated in a separate cremator which was "professionally cleaned" to ensure all his remains were removed.
MOORS Murderer Ian Brady reportedly asked in his will for his cremated ashes to be scattered in Glasgow's River Clyde and for money raised from publishing his memoirs to go to charity.
Reports say he asked in his will to be cremated to the sounds of Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, which tells how a young artist dreams of killing his beloved and is condemned to death.
We wanted to have him cremated and have his ashes returned to us, but the nearest place we could find that offers an individual cremation service was near Hebden Bridge.
They then brought his body to a funeral parlor in Caloocan City and later had his remains cremated in a different facility, reportedly under a Filipino name.
Watt said that a recent survey of people using Angel Guardians funeral services, either registering or signing up for funeral plans, revealed that 91 per cent of expats of all nationalities wanted to be cremated.
GRIEVING families will have to pay a PS200 "fat tax" to have their overweight loved ones cremated.