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in·cin·er·ate

 (ĭn-sĭn′ə-rāt′)
v. in·cin·er·at·ed, in·cin·er·at·ing, in·cin·er·ates
v.tr.
To cause to burn to ashes.
v.intr.
To burn completely.

[Medieval Latin incinerāre, incinerāt- : Latin in-, causative pref.; see in-2 + Latin cinis, ciner-, ashes.]

in·cin′er·a′tion n.

incinerate

(ɪnˈsɪnəˌreɪt)
vb
to burn up completely; reduce to ashes
[C16: from Medieval Latin incinerāre, from Latin in-2 + cinis ashes]
inˌcinerˈation n

in•cin•er•ate

(ɪnˈsɪn əˌreɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to cause to burn to ashes; cremate.
[1545–55; < Medieval Latin incinerātus, past participle of incinerāre to burn the ashes]
in•cin`er•a′tion, n.

incinerate


Past participle: incinerated
Gerund: incinerating

Imperative
incinerate
incinerate
Present
I incinerate
you incinerate
he/she/it incinerates
we incinerate
you incinerate
they incinerate
Preterite
I incinerated
you incinerated
he/she/it incinerated
we incinerated
you incinerated
they incinerated
Present Continuous
I am incinerating
you are incinerating
he/she/it is incinerating
we are incinerating
you are incinerating
they are incinerating
Present Perfect
I have incinerated
you have incinerated
he/she/it has incinerated
we have incinerated
you have incinerated
they have incinerated
Past Continuous
I was incinerating
you were incinerating
he/she/it was incinerating
we were incinerating
you were incinerating
they were incinerating
Past Perfect
I had incinerated
you had incinerated
he/she/it had incinerated
we had incinerated
you had incinerated
they had incinerated
Future
I will incinerate
you will incinerate
he/she/it will incinerate
we will incinerate
you will incinerate
they will incinerate
Future Perfect
I will have incinerated
you will have incinerated
he/she/it will have incinerated
we will have incinerated
you will have incinerated
they will have incinerated
Future Continuous
I will be incinerating
you will be incinerating
he/she/it will be incinerating
we will be incinerating
you will be incinerating
they will be incinerating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been incinerating
you have been incinerating
he/she/it has been incinerating
we have been incinerating
you have been incinerating
they have been incinerating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been incinerating
you will have been incinerating
he/she/it will have been incinerating
we will have been incinerating
you will have been incinerating
they will have been incinerating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been incinerating
you had been incinerating
he/she/it had been incinerating
we had been incinerating
you had been incinerating
they had been incinerating
Conditional
I would incinerate
you would incinerate
he/she/it would incinerate
we would incinerate
you would incinerate
they would incinerate
Past Conditional
I would have incinerated
you would have incinerated
he/she/it would have incinerated
we would have incinerated
you would have incinerated
they would have incinerated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.incinerate - become reduced to ashes; "The paper incinerated quickly"
burn down, burn up, go up - burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames"
incinerate, burn - cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil"
2.incinerate - cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
incinerate - become reduced to ashes; "The paper incinerated quickly"
burn, burn down, fire - destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"

incinerate

verb
1. burn up, carbonize The government is trying to stop them incinerating their own waste.
2. cremate, burn up, reduce to ashes, consume by fire Some of the victims were incinerated.
Translations
يحْرِقُ حتى يُرَمِّدُ
zpopelnit
brændeforbrænde
brenna til ösku
sudeginimas
pārvērst pelnossadedzināt
yakıp kül etmekyakmak

incinerate

[ɪnˈsɪnəreɪt] VT [+ body] → incinerar; [+ rubbish] → quemar

incinerate

[ɪnˈsɪnəreɪt] vtincinérer

incinerate

vtverbrennen; (= cremate)einäschern

incinerate

[ɪnˈsɪnəˌreɪt] vtincenerire

incinerate

(inˈsinəreit) verb
to burn to ashes.
inˌcineˈration noun
inˈcinerator noun
a furnace or other container for burning rubbish etc.

incinerate

v. incinerar.
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