deplume


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Related to deplume: nom de plume, Nom de gare

de·plume

 (dē-plo͞om′)
tr.v. de·plumed, de·plum·ing, de·plumes
To pluck the feathers from.

[Middle English deplumen, from Old French deplumer, from Medieval Latin dēplūmāre : Latin dē-, de- + Latin plūma, feather.]

de′plu·ma′tion n.

deplume

(diːˈpluːm)
vb (tr)
1. to deprive of feathers; pluck
2. to deprive of honour, position, wealth, etc
ˌdepluˈmation n

deplume


Past participle: deplumed
Gerund: depluming

Imperative
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Present
I deplume
you deplume
he/she/it deplumes
we deplume
you deplume
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Preterite
I deplumed
you deplumed
he/she/it deplumed
we deplumed
you deplumed
they deplumed
Present Continuous
I am depluming
you are depluming
he/she/it is depluming
we are depluming
you are depluming
they are depluming
Present Perfect
I have deplumed
you have deplumed
he/she/it has deplumed
we have deplumed
you have deplumed
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Past Continuous
I was depluming
you were depluming
he/she/it was depluming
we were depluming
you were depluming
they were depluming
Past Perfect
I had deplumed
you had deplumed
he/she/it had deplumed
we had deplumed
you had deplumed
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Future
I will deplume
you will deplume
he/she/it will deplume
we will deplume
you will deplume
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Future Perfect
I will have deplumed
you will have deplumed
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Future Continuous
I will be depluming
you will be depluming
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been depluming
you have been depluming
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been depluming
you will have been depluming
he/she/it will have been depluming
we will have been depluming
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been depluming
you had been depluming
he/she/it had been depluming
we had been depluming
you had been depluming
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Conditional
I would deplume
you would deplume
he/she/it would deplume
we would deplume
you would deplume
they would deplume
Past Conditional
I would have deplumed
you would have deplumed
he/she/it would have deplumed
we would have deplumed
you would have deplumed
they would have deplumed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deplume - strip of honors, possessions, or attributes
despoil, foray, pillage, ransack, reave, rifle, loot, plunder, strip - steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
2.deplume - strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
strip - remove the surface from; "strip wood"
Translations

deplume

vt birdrupfen
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