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rep·li·cate

 (rĕp′lĭ-kāt′)
v. rep·li·cat·ed, rep·li·cat·ing, rep·li·cates
v.tr.
1. To duplicate, copy, reproduce, or repeat: "recreating his pose for a photo that replicated his glorious moment" (Stuart Miller).
2. Biology To reproduce or make an exact copy or copies of (genetic material, a cell, or an organism).
3. To repeat (a scientific experiment) to confirm findings or ensure accuracy.
v.intr.
To become replicated; undergo replication: cells that replicate rapidly in culture.
n. (-kĭt)
A repetition of an experiment or procedure.
adj. replicate (-kĭt)
1. Duplicated, copied, reproduced, or repeated: a replicate sample.
2. Folded over or bent back upon itself: a replicate leaf.

[Middle English replicaten, from Late Latin replicāre, replicāt-, to repeat, from Latin, to fold back : re-, re- + plicāre, to fold; see plek- in Indo-European roots.]

rep′li·ca′tive adj.

replicate

vb (mainly tr)
1. (also intr) to make or be a copy of; reproduce
2. to fold (something) over on itself; bend back
3. to reply to
adj
folded back on itself: a replicate leaf.
[C19: from Latin replicātus bent back]
ˈreplicative adj

rep•li•cate

(adj., n. ˈrɛp lɪ kɪt; v. -ˌkeɪt)

adj., v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
n. adj.
1. Also, rep′li•cat`ed. bent back on itself: a replicate leaf.
v.t.
2. to repeat, duplicate, or reproduce.
v.i.
3. to undergo replication.
n.
4. something, as a scientific experiment, that can be replicated.
[1525–35; < Late Latin replicātus, past participle of replicāre to repeat, Latin: to fold back]
rep′li•ca•ble, adj.

replicate


Past participle: replicated
Gerund: replicating

Imperative
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replicate
Present
I replicate
you replicate
he/she/it replicates
we replicate
you replicate
they replicate
Preterite
I replicated
you replicated
he/she/it replicated
we replicated
you replicated
they replicated
Present Continuous
I am replicating
you are replicating
he/she/it is replicating
we are replicating
you are replicating
they are replicating
Present Perfect
I have replicated
you have replicated
he/she/it has replicated
we have replicated
you have replicated
they have replicated
Past Continuous
I was replicating
you were replicating
he/she/it was replicating
we were replicating
you were replicating
they were replicating
Past Perfect
I had replicated
you had replicated
he/she/it had replicated
we had replicated
you had replicated
they had replicated
Future
I will replicate
you will replicate
he/she/it will replicate
we will replicate
you will replicate
they will replicate
Future Perfect
I will have replicated
you will have replicated
he/she/it will have replicated
we will have replicated
you will have replicated
they will have replicated
Future Continuous
I will be replicating
you will be replicating
he/she/it will be replicating
we will be replicating
you will be replicating
they will be replicating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been replicating
you have been replicating
he/she/it has been replicating
we have been replicating
you have been replicating
they have been replicating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been replicating
you will have been replicating
he/she/it will have been replicating
we will have been replicating
you will have been replicating
they will have been replicating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been replicating
you had been replicating
he/she/it had been replicating
we had been replicating
you had been replicating
they had been replicating
Conditional
I would replicate
you would replicate
he/she/it would replicate
we would replicate
you would replicate
they would replicate
Past Conditional
I would have replicated
you would have replicated
he/she/it would have replicated
we would have replicated
you would have replicated
they would have replicated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.replicate - bend or turn backward
bend, flex - form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
2.replicate - reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate, double - make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
3.replicate - make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
replicate, copy - reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
recapitulate - repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
geminate, reduplicate - form by reduplication; "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word"
reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"

replicate

verb copy, follow, repeat, reproduce, recreate, ape, mimic, duplicate, reduplicate He was not able to replicate this experiment.

replicate

verb
To make a copy of:
Translations

replicate

[ˈreplɪˌkeɪt] VTreproducir exactamente

replicate

[ˈrɛplɪkeɪt]
vt
(= reproduce) [+ work, experiment, process] → reproduire
vi [molecule] → se répliquer

replicate

vt (= copy) work, successwiederholen

replicate

[ˈrɛplɪˌkeɪt] vt (frm) → replicare

replicate

vi (viruses) replicarse
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