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dis·am·big·u·ate

 (dĭs′ăm-bĭg′yo͞o-āt′)
tr.v. dis·am·big·u·at·ed, dis·am·big·u·at·ing, dis·am·big·u·ates
To establish a single grammatical or semantic interpretation for.

dis′am·big′u·a′tion n.

disambiguate

(ˌdɪsæmˈbɪɡjʊˌeɪt)
vb
(tr) to make (an ambiguous expression) unambiguous
ˌdisamˌbiguˈation n

dis•am•big•u•ate

(ˌdɪs æmˈbɪg yuˌeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to remove the ambiguity from; make unambiguous.
[1960–65; dis-1 + ambigu (ous) + -ate1]
dis`am•big`u•a′tion, n.

disambiguate


Past participle: disambiguated
Gerund: disambiguating

Imperative
disambiguate
disambiguate
Present
I disambiguate
you disambiguate
he/she/it disambiguates
we disambiguate
you disambiguate
they disambiguate
Preterite
I disambiguated
you disambiguated
he/she/it disambiguated
we disambiguated
you disambiguated
they disambiguated
Present Continuous
I am disambiguating
you are disambiguating
he/she/it is disambiguating
we are disambiguating
you are disambiguating
they are disambiguating
Present Perfect
I have disambiguated
you have disambiguated
he/she/it has disambiguated
we have disambiguated
you have disambiguated
they have disambiguated
Past Continuous
I was disambiguating
you were disambiguating
he/she/it was disambiguating
we were disambiguating
you were disambiguating
they were disambiguating
Past Perfect
I had disambiguated
you had disambiguated
he/she/it had disambiguated
we had disambiguated
you had disambiguated
they had disambiguated
Future
I will disambiguate
you will disambiguate
he/she/it will disambiguate
we will disambiguate
you will disambiguate
they will disambiguate
Future Perfect
I will have disambiguated
you will have disambiguated
he/she/it will have disambiguated
we will have disambiguated
you will have disambiguated
they will have disambiguated
Future Continuous
I will be disambiguating
you will be disambiguating
he/she/it will be disambiguating
we will be disambiguating
you will be disambiguating
they will be disambiguating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disambiguating
you have been disambiguating
he/she/it has been disambiguating
we have been disambiguating
you have been disambiguating
they have been disambiguating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disambiguating
you will have been disambiguating
he/she/it will have been disambiguating
we will have been disambiguating
you will have been disambiguating
they will have been disambiguating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disambiguating
you had been disambiguating
he/she/it had been disambiguating
we had been disambiguating
you had been disambiguating
they had been disambiguating
Conditional
I would disambiguate
you would disambiguate
he/she/it would disambiguate
we would disambiguate
you would disambiguate
they would disambiguate
Past Conditional
I would have disambiguated
you would have disambiguated
he/she/it would have disambiguated
we would have disambiguated
you would have disambiguated
they would have disambiguated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disambiguate - state unambiguously or remove ambiguities from; "Can you disambiguate this statement?"
clarify, clear up, elucidate - make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
Translations
désambiguïser

disambiguate

[ˌdɪsæmˈbɪgjʊeɪt] VT [+ term, phrase] → desambiguar

disambiguate

vt text etceindeutig machen, disambiguieren (spec)
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