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in·ter·ca·late

 (ĭn-tûr′kə-lāt′)
tr.v. in·ter·ca·lat·ed, in·ter·ca·lat·ing, in·ter·ca·lates
1. To insert (a day or month) in a calendar.
2. To insert, interpose, or interpolate.

[Latin intercalāre, intercalāt- : inter-, inter- + calāre, to proclaim; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

in·ter′ca·la′tion n.
in·ter′ca·la′tive adj.

intercalate

(ɪnˈtɜːkəˌleɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Horology) to insert (one or more days) into the calendar
2. to interpolate or insert
[C17: from Latin intercalāre to insert, proclaim that a day has been inserted, from inter- + calāre to proclaim]
inˌtercaˈlation n
inˈtercalative adj

in•ter•ca•late

(ɪnˈtɜr kəˌleɪt)

v.t. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
1. to interpolate or insert; interpose.
2. to insert (an extra day, month, etc.) in the calendar.
[1605–15; < Latin intercalāre to intercalate a day or month = inter- + calāre to proclaim]
in•ter`ca•la′tion, n.
in•ter′ca•la`tive, adj.

intercalate


Past participle: intercalated
Gerund: intercalating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
I was intercalating
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Past Perfect
I had intercalated
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Future
I will intercalate
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be intercalating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intercalating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intercalating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intercalating
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Conditional
I would intercalate
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Past Conditional
I would have intercalated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.intercalate - insert (days) in a calendar
add - make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"
Translations

intercalate

[ɪnˈtɜːkəleɪt] VTintercalar
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