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dep·u·rate

 (dĕp′yə-rāt′)
tr. & intr.v. dep·u·rat·ed, dep·u·rat·ing, dep·u·rates
To cleanse or purify or become cleansed or purified.

[Medieval Latin dēpūrāre, dēpūrāt- : Latin dē-, de- + Latin pūrus, pure; see peuə- in Indo-European roots.]

dep′u·ra′tion n.
dep′u·ra′tor n.

depurate

(ˈdɛpjʊˌreɪt)
vb
1. to cleanse or purify or to be cleansed or purified
2. (Physiology) obsolete to promote the elimination of waste products from (the body)
[C17: from Medieval Latin dēpūrāre, from Latin de- + pūrāre to purify; see pure]
ˌdepuˈration n
ˈdepuˌrator n

depurate


Past participle: depurated
Gerund: depurating

Imperative
depurate
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Present
I depurate
you depurate
he/she/it depurates
we depurate
you depurate
they depurate
Preterite
I depurated
you depurated
he/she/it depurated
we depurated
you depurated
they depurated
Present Continuous
I am depurating
you are depurating
he/she/it is depurating
we are depurating
you are depurating
they are depurating
Present Perfect
I have depurated
you have depurated
he/she/it has depurated
we have depurated
you have depurated
they have depurated
Past Continuous
I was depurating
you were depurating
he/she/it was depurating
we were depurating
you were depurating
they were depurating
Past Perfect
I had depurated
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he/she/it had depurated
we had depurated
you had depurated
they had depurated
Future
I will depurate
you will depurate
he/she/it will depurate
we will depurate
you will depurate
they will depurate
Future Perfect
I will have depurated
you will have depurated
he/she/it will have depurated
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you will have depurated
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Future Continuous
I will be depurating
you will be depurating
he/she/it will be depurating
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you will be depurating
they will be depurating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been depurating
you have been depurating
he/she/it has been depurating
we have been depurating
you have been depurating
they have been depurating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been depurating
you will have been depurating
he/she/it will have been depurating
we will have been depurating
you will have been depurating
they will have been depurating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been depurating
you had been depurating
he/she/it had been depurating
we had been depurating
you had been depurating
they had been depurating
Conditional
I would depurate
you would depurate
he/she/it would depurate
we would depurate
you would depurate
they would depurate
Past Conditional
I would have depurated
you would have depurated
he/she/it would have depurated
we would have depurated
you would have depurated
they would have depurated
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After all, the object of the duty to disclose medical error is not to depurate the conscience of fiduciaries but rather, as a matter of loyalty, good faith and candour, to disclose to patients that they have been harmed.
Before going to market, they are put in cages suspended in deeper water to depurate, or clean themselves out, for a few weeks.
Ma si dovra convenire che "il modo di utilizzare queste scoperte appare dunque come fondamentalmente non galileiano, cioe lontano proprio dai presupposti che governano la nuova scienza: scienza e tecnica vengono depurate dalla carica tendenzialmente antimitologica e antiletteraria, e riprese in quanto fonte di un nuovo 'meraviglioso'" (Casadei 80).
Crustaceans such as the lobster (Homarus americanus) which has a large, lipid-rich digestive gland (the mig-gut gland, or 'hepatopancreas') do not readily depurate PAHs when moved into a clean environment.
At 60 dph, 60 fish from each treatment were transferred to clean water to depurate in order to compare a short-term exposure to treated WwTW effluent in early life (fertilization to 60 dph) with a chronic exposure from fertilization through to the completion of sexual differentiation (300 dph).
The harvesting season has since been open from about 20 April to 10 October each year, the precise dates being dependent upon water temperatures, which must exceed 10[degrees]C for the quahogs to properly depurate in natural waters.