empale


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em·pale

 (ĕm-pāl′)
v.
Variant of impale.

empale

(ɪmˈpeɪl)
vb
a less common spelling of impale
emˈpalement n
emˈpaler n

im•pale

(ɪmˈpeɪl)

v.t. -paled, -pal•ing.
1. to pierce or fix with something pointed.
2. to pierce with a sharpened stake thrust up through the body.
3. to make helpless as if pierced through.
4. to combine (coats of arms) on a shield with a pale dividing vertically.
[1545–55; < Medieval Latin impālāre]
im•pal′er, n.
im•pale′ment, n.

empale


Past participle: empaled
Gerund: empaling

Imperative
empale
empale
Present
I empale
you empale
he/she/it empales
we empale
you empale
they empale
Preterite
I empaled
you empaled
he/she/it empaled
we empaled
you empaled
they empaled
Present Continuous
I am empaling
you are empaling
he/she/it is empaling
we are empaling
you are empaling
they are empaling
Present Perfect
I have empaled
you have empaled
he/she/it has empaled
we have empaled
you have empaled
they have empaled
Past Continuous
I was empaling
you were empaling
he/she/it was empaling
we were empaling
you were empaling
they were empaling
Past Perfect
I had empaled
you had empaled
he/she/it had empaled
we had empaled
you had empaled
they had empaled
Future
I will empale
you will empale
he/she/it will empale
we will empale
you will empale
they will empale
Future Perfect
I will have empaled
you will have empaled
he/she/it will have empaled
we will have empaled
you will have empaled
they will have empaled
Future Continuous
I will be empaling
you will be empaling
he/she/it will be empaling
we will be empaling
you will be empaling
they will be empaling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been empaling
you have been empaling
he/she/it has been empaling
we have been empaling
you have been empaling
they have been empaling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been empaling
you will have been empaling
he/she/it will have been empaling
we will have been empaling
you will have been empaling
they will have been empaling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been empaling
you had been empaling
he/she/it had been empaling
we had been empaling
you had been empaling
they had been empaling
Conditional
I would empale
you would empale
he/she/it would empale
we would empale
you would empale
they would empale
Past Conditional
I would have empaled
you would have empaled
he/she/it would have empaled
we would have empaled
you would have empaled
they would have empaled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.empale - pierce with a sharp stake or pointempale - pierce with a sharp stake or point; "impale a shrimp on a skewer"
pierce, thrust - penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
pin - pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly"
spear - pierce with a spear; "spear fish"