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dis·ser·tate

 (dĭs′ər-tāt′) also dis·sert (dĭ-sûrt′)
intr.v. dis·ser·tat·ed, dis·ser·tat·ing, dis·ser·tates also dis·sert·ed or dis·sert·ing or dis·serts
1. To discourse formally.
2. To prepare a dissertation.

[Latin dissertāre, dissertāt-, frequentative of disserere, to discuss : dis-, dis- + serere, to connect; see ser- in Indo-European roots.]

dis′ser·ta′tor n.

dissertate

(ˈdɪsəˌteɪt)
vb
(Education) (intr) rare to give or make a dissertation. Also (archaic): dissert
[C18: from Latin dissertāre to debate, from disserere to examine, from dis-1 + serere to arrange]
ˈdisserˌtator n

dis•ser•tate

(ˈdɪs ərˌteɪt)

v.i. -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
to discuss a subject fully and learnedly; discourse.
[1760–70; probably back formation from dissertation]
dis′ser•ta`tor, n.

dissertate


Past participle: dissertated
Gerund: dissertating

Imperative
dissertate
dissertate
Present
I dissertate
you dissertate
he/she/it dissertates
we dissertate
you dissertate
they dissertate
Preterite
I dissertated
you dissertated
he/she/it dissertated
we dissertated
you dissertated
they dissertated
Present Continuous
I am dissertating
you are dissertating
he/she/it is dissertating
we are dissertating
you are dissertating
they are dissertating
Present Perfect
I have dissertated
you have dissertated
he/she/it has dissertated
we have dissertated
you have dissertated
they have dissertated
Past Continuous
I was dissertating
you were dissertating
he/she/it was dissertating
we were dissertating
you were dissertating
they were dissertating
Past Perfect
I had dissertated
you had dissertated
he/she/it had dissertated
we had dissertated
you had dissertated
they had dissertated
Future
I will dissertate
you will dissertate
he/she/it will dissertate
we will dissertate
you will dissertate
they will dissertate
Future Perfect
I will have dissertated
you will have dissertated
he/she/it will have dissertated
we will have dissertated
you will have dissertated
they will have dissertated
Future Continuous
I will be dissertating
you will be dissertating
he/she/it will be dissertating
we will be dissertating
you will be dissertating
they will be dissertating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dissertating
you have been dissertating
he/she/it has been dissertating
we have been dissertating
you have been dissertating
they have been dissertating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dissertating
you will have been dissertating
he/she/it will have been dissertating
we will have been dissertating
you will have been dissertating
they will have been dissertating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dissertating
you had been dissertating
he/she/it had been dissertating
we had been dissertating
you had been dissertating
they had been dissertating
Conditional
I would dissertate
you would dissertate
he/she/it would dissertate
we would dissertate
you would dissertate
they would dissertate
Past Conditional
I would have dissertated
you would have dissertated
he/she/it would have dissertated
we would have dissertated
you would have dissertated
they would have dissertated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dissertate - talk at length and formally about a topic; "The speaker dissertated about the social politics in 18th century England"
talk, speak - exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
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