degrease


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de·grease

 (dē-grēs′, -grēz′)
tr.v. de·greased, de·greas·ing, de·greas·es
To remove grease or fat from: degrease machinery; degrease the sauce.

de·greas′er n.

degrease

(diːˈɡriːs)
vb
(tr) to remove grease from

de•grease

(diˈgris, -ˈgriz)

v.t. -greased, -greas•ing.
to remove grease or oil from.
[1885–90]
de•greas′er, n.

degrease


Past participle: degreased
Gerund: degreasing

Imperative
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degrease
Present
I degrease
you degrease
he/she/it degreases
we degrease
you degrease
they degrease
Preterite
I degreased
you degreased
he/she/it degreased
we degreased
you degreased
they degreased
Present Continuous
I am degreasing
you are degreasing
he/she/it is degreasing
we are degreasing
you are degreasing
they are degreasing
Present Perfect
I have degreased
you have degreased
he/she/it has degreased
we have degreased
you have degreased
they have degreased
Past Continuous
I was degreasing
you were degreasing
he/she/it was degreasing
we were degreasing
you were degreasing
they were degreasing
Past Perfect
I had degreased
you had degreased
he/she/it had degreased
we had degreased
you had degreased
they had degreased
Future
I will degrease
you will degrease
he/she/it will degrease
we will degrease
you will degrease
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Future Perfect
I will have degreased
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he/she/it will have degreased
we will have degreased
you will have degreased
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Future Continuous
I will be degreasing
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he/she/it will be degreasing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been degreasing
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he/she/it has been degreasing
we have been degreasing
you have been degreasing
they have been degreasing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been degreasing
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he/she/it will have been degreasing
we will have been degreasing
you will have been degreasing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been degreasing
you had been degreasing
he/she/it had been degreasing
we had been degreasing
you had been degreasing
they had been degreasing
Conditional
I would degrease
you would degrease
he/she/it would degrease
we would degrease
you would degrease
they would degrease
Past Conditional
I would have degreased
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we would have degreased
you would have degreased
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.degrease - remove grease or oil from (a pan)
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
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