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in·cur·vate

 (ĭn-kûr′vāt′, ĭn′kûr-)
tr.v. in·cur·vat·ed, in·cur·vat·ing, in·cur·vates
To cause to bend into an inward curve.
adj.
Curved inward.

in′cur·va′tion n.
in·cur′va·ture′ (-və-cho͝or′, -chər) n.

incurvate

vb
to curve or cause to curve inwards
adj
curved inwards
[C16: from Latin incurvāre (vb)]
ˌincurˈvation n
incurvature n

in•cur•vate

(ˈɪn kɜrˌveɪt, ɪnˈkɜr veɪt)

v.t. -vat•ed, -vat•ing.
to cause to curve inward; bend.
[1570–80; < Latin incurvātus, past participle of incurvāre to bend in, curve]
in•cur′va•ture (-və tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər) in`cur•va′tion, n.

incurvate


Past participle: incurvated
Gerund: incurvating

Imperative
incurvate
incurvate
Present
I incurvate
you incurvate
he/she/it incurvates
we incurvate
you incurvate
they incurvate
Preterite
I incurvated
you incurvated
he/she/it incurvated
we incurvated
you incurvated
they incurvated
Present Continuous
I am incurvating
you are incurvating
he/she/it is incurvating
we are incurvating
you are incurvating
they are incurvating
Present Perfect
I have incurvated
you have incurvated
he/she/it has incurvated
we have incurvated
you have incurvated
they have incurvated
Past Continuous
I was incurvating
you were incurvating
he/she/it was incurvating
we were incurvating
you were incurvating
they were incurvating
Past Perfect
I had incurvated
you had incurvated
he/she/it had incurvated
we had incurvated
you had incurvated
they had incurvated
Future
I will incurvate
you will incurvate
he/she/it will incurvate
we will incurvate
you will incurvate
they will incurvate
Future Perfect
I will have incurvated
you will have incurvated
he/she/it will have incurvated
we will have incurvated
you will have incurvated
they will have incurvated
Future Continuous
I will be incurvating
you will be incurvating
he/she/it will be incurvating
we will be incurvating
you will be incurvating
they will be incurvating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been incurvating
you have been incurvating
he/she/it has been incurvating
we have been incurvating
you have been incurvating
they have been incurvating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been incurvating
you will have been incurvating
he/she/it will have been incurvating
we will have been incurvating
you will have been incurvating
they will have been incurvating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been incurvating
you had been incurvating
he/she/it had been incurvating
we had been incurvating
you had been incurvating
they had been incurvating
Conditional
I would incurvate
you would incurvate
he/she/it would incurvate
we would incurvate
you would incurvate
they would incurvate
Past Conditional
I would have incurvated
you would have incurvated
he/she/it would have incurvated
we would have incurvated
you would have incurvated
they would have incurvated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.incurvate - bend inwards; "The body incurvates a little at the back"
bend, flex - form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
2.incurvate - cause to curve inward; "gravity incurvates the rays"
twist, bend, deform, flex, turn - cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
Adj.1.incurvate - bent into or having an inward curve
curved, curving - having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend; "the curved tusks of a walrus"; "his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard"