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ex·crete

 (ĭk-skrēt′)
tr.v. ex·cret·ed, ex·cret·ing, ex·cretes
To separate and discharge (waste matter) from the blood, tissues, or organs.

[Latin excernere, excrēt- : ex-, ex- + cernere, to separate; see krei- in Indo-European roots.]

excrete

(ɪkˈskriːt)
vb
1. (Physiology) to discharge (waste matter, such as urine, sweat, carbon dioxide, or faeces) from the body through the kidneys, skin, lungs, bowels, etc
2. (Botany) (of plants) to eliminate (waste matter, such as carbon dioxide and salts) through the leaves, roots, etc
[C17: from Latin excernere to separate, discharge, from cernere to sift]
exˈcreter n
exˈcretion n
exˈcretive, exˈcretory adj

ex•crete

(ɪkˈskrit)

v.t. -cret•ed, -cret•ing.
to separate and eliminate from an organic body; separate and expel from the blood or tissues, as waste or harmful matter.
[1610–20; < Latin excrētus, past participle of excernere to sift out, separate]
ex•cret′er, n.
ex•cre′tive, adj.

excrete


Past participle: excreted
Gerund: excreting

Imperative
excrete
excrete
Present
I excrete
you excrete
he/she/it excretes
we excrete
you excrete
they excrete
Preterite
I excreted
you excreted
he/she/it excreted
we excreted
you excreted
they excreted
Present Continuous
I am excreting
you are excreting
he/she/it is excreting
we are excreting
you are excreting
they are excreting
Present Perfect
I have excreted
you have excreted
he/she/it has excreted
we have excreted
you have excreted
they have excreted
Past Continuous
I was excreting
you were excreting
he/she/it was excreting
we were excreting
you were excreting
they were excreting
Past Perfect
I had excreted
you had excreted
he/she/it had excreted
we had excreted
you had excreted
they had excreted
Future
I will excrete
you will excrete
he/she/it will excrete
we will excrete
you will excrete
they will excrete
Future Perfect
I will have excreted
you will have excreted
he/she/it will have excreted
we will have excreted
you will have excreted
they will have excreted
Future Continuous
I will be excreting
you will be excreting
he/she/it will be excreting
we will be excreting
you will be excreting
they will be excreting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been excreting
you have been excreting
he/she/it has been excreting
we have been excreting
you have been excreting
they have been excreting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been excreting
you will have been excreting
he/she/it will have been excreting
we will have been excreting
you will have been excreting
they will have been excreting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been excreting
you had been excreting
he/she/it had been excreting
we had been excreting
you had been excreting
they had been excreting
Conditional
I would excrete
you would excrete
he/she/it would excrete
we would excrete
you would excrete
they would excrete
Past Conditional
I would have excreted
you would have excreted
he/she/it would have excreted
we would have excreted
you would have excreted
they would have excreted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.excrete - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
perspire, sudate, sweat - excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin; "Exercise makes one sweat"
exudate, exude, ooze out, transude, ooze - release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores"
make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, relieve oneself, spend a penny, take a leak, piss, wee, wee-wee, urinate, piddle, puddle, make - eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"
urinate - pass after the manner of urine; "The sick men urinated blood"
void, empty, evacuate - excrete or discharge from the body
ca-ca, crap, defecate, take a crap, take a shit, shit, stool, make - have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"
barf, be sick, puke, regorge, retch, sick, throw up, upchuck, vomit, vomit up, disgorge, cat, spue, spew, regurgitate, chuck, honk, purge, cast - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
eject, expel, release, exhaust, discharge - eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"

excrete

verb defecate, shit (taboo slang), discharge, expel, evacuate, crap (taboo slang), eliminate, void, dump (slang, chiefly U.S.), eject, exude, egest the orifice through which the body excretes waste matter

excrete

verb
To discharge (wastes or foreign substances) from the body:
Medicine: purge.
Translations
يُبْرِز، يُخْرِجُ غائِطا
udskille
skilja út
išskyrimas
izdalītizkārnīties
dışkı yapmak

excrete

[eksˈkriːt] VT (frm) → excretar

excrete

[ɪkˈskriːt] vt [+ faeces, urine, sweat] → excréter; [+ sodium, calcium] → excréter

excrete

excrete

[ɪksˈkriːt] vt (frm) → espellere

excrete

(ikˈskriːt) verb
to discharge (waste matter) from the body.
exˈcretion (-ʃən) noun

ex·crete

vt. excretar, eliminar desechos del cuerpo.

excrete

vt excretar
References in classic literature ?
Certain plants excrete a sweet juice, apparently for the sake of eliminating something injurious from their sap: this is effected by glands at the base of the stipules in some Leguminosae, and at the back of the leaf of the common laurel.
In developing countries with lower vaccine coverage, immune-deficient people who excrete the virus are unlikely to survive long enough to spread polio, says Cara Burns, a virologist at the U.
The kidneys excrete excess nitrogen in urine in the form of urea, along with excess water, salts, some acids and most drugs.
African-Americans were more likely to excrete large amounts of protein in their urine than whites.
A pig has been modified to excrete less phosphorous, a chemical that can contaminate waterways.
Professor Brian Ford, writer and broadcaster, believes leaf drop occurs in order to excrete waste products from the tree.
Eating a diet that makes you excrete less acid may help preserve bone.
Throughout this paper I use the term "excretion" (excreta, excrete, etc.
There are two problems with this theory: Chitosan doesn't increase fat excretion, and it does trap and excrete fat-soluble vitamins like vitamins A and E.