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de·tox·i·cate

 (dē-tŏk′sĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. de·tox·i·cat·ed, de·tox·i·cat·ing, de·tox·i·cates
To detoxify.

detoxicate

(diːˈtɒksɪˌkeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Medicine) to rid (a patient) of a poison or its effects
2. (Pharmacology) to counteract (a poison)
[C19: de- + -toxicate, from Latin toxicum poison; see toxic]
deˈtoxicant adj, n
deˌtoxiˈcation n

de•tox•i•cate

(diˈtɒk sɪˌkeɪt)

v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to detoxify.
[1865–70; de- + (in)toxicate]
de•tox′i•cant (-kənt) adj., n.

detoxicate


Past participle: detoxicated
Gerund: detoxicating

Imperative
detoxicate
detoxicate
Present
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we detoxicate
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Preterite
I detoxicated
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he/she/it detoxicated
we detoxicated
you detoxicated
they detoxicated
Present Continuous
I am detoxicating
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we are detoxicating
you are detoxicating
they are detoxicating
Present Perfect
I have detoxicated
you have detoxicated
he/she/it has detoxicated
we have detoxicated
you have detoxicated
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Past Continuous
I was detoxicating
you were detoxicating
he/she/it was detoxicating
we were detoxicating
you were detoxicating
they were detoxicating
Past Perfect
I had detoxicated
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we had detoxicated
you had detoxicated
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Future
I will detoxicate
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Future Perfect
I will have detoxicated
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Future Continuous
I will be detoxicating
you will be detoxicating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been detoxicating
you have been detoxicating
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we have been detoxicating
you have been detoxicating
they have been detoxicating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been detoxicating
you will have been detoxicating
he/she/it will have been detoxicating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been detoxicating
you had been detoxicating
he/she/it had been detoxicating
we had been detoxicating
you had been detoxicating
they had been detoxicating
Conditional
I would detoxicate
you would detoxicate
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we would detoxicate
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Past Conditional
I would have detoxicated
you would have detoxicated
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we would have detoxicated
you would have detoxicated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.detoxicate - remove poison from; "detoxify the soil"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
Translations

de·tox·i·cate

v. desintoxicar.
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