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sal·i·vate

 (săl′ə-vāt′)
v. sal·i·vat·ed, sal·i·vat·ing, sal·i·vates
v.intr.
1. To secrete or produce saliva.
2. Informal To be full of desire or eagerness for something: salivated at the idea of winning the lottery.
v.tr.
To produce excessive salivation in.

[Latin salīvāre, salīvāt-, from salīva, saliva.]

sal′i·va′tion (-vā′shən) n.

salivate

(ˈsælɪˌveɪt)
vb
1. (Physiology) (intr) to secrete saliva, esp an excessive amount
2. (Physiology) (tr) to cause (a laboratory animal, etc) to produce saliva, as by the administration of mercury
ˌsaliˈvation n

sal•i•vate

(ˈsæl əˌveɪt)

v.i. -vat•ed, -vat•ing.
to produce saliva.
[1650–60; < Latin salīvātus, past participle of salīvāre to cause to salivate]

salivate


Past participle: salivated
Gerund: salivating

Imperative
salivate
salivate
Present
I salivate
you salivate
he/she/it salivates
we salivate
you salivate
they salivate
Preterite
I salivated
you salivated
he/she/it salivated
we salivated
you salivated
they salivated
Present Continuous
I am salivating
you are salivating
he/she/it is salivating
we are salivating
you are salivating
they are salivating
Present Perfect
I have salivated
you have salivated
he/she/it has salivated
we have salivated
you have salivated
they have salivated
Past Continuous
I was salivating
you were salivating
he/she/it was salivating
we were salivating
you were salivating
they were salivating
Past Perfect
I had salivated
you had salivated
he/she/it had salivated
we had salivated
you had salivated
they had salivated
Future
I will salivate
you will salivate
he/she/it will salivate
we will salivate
you will salivate
they will salivate
Future Perfect
I will have salivated
you will have salivated
he/she/it will have salivated
we will have salivated
you will have salivated
they will have salivated
Future Continuous
I will be salivating
you will be salivating
he/she/it will be salivating
we will be salivating
you will be salivating
they will be salivating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been salivating
you have been salivating
he/she/it has been salivating
we have been salivating
you have been salivating
they have been salivating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been salivating
you will have been salivating
he/she/it will have been salivating
we will have been salivating
you will have been salivating
they will have been salivating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been salivating
you had been salivating
he/she/it had been salivating
we had been salivating
you had been salivating
they had been salivating
Conditional
I would salivate
you would salivate
he/she/it would salivate
we would salivate
you would salivate
they would salivate
Past Conditional
I would have salivated
you would have salivated
he/she/it would have salivated
we would have salivated
you would have salivated
they would have salivated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.salivate - produce saliva; "We salivated when he described the great meal"
act involuntarily, act reflexively - act in an uncontrolled manner
drivel, slabber, slaver, slobber, drool, dribble - let saliva drivel from the mouth; "The baby drooled"
2.salivate - be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something; "She was salivating over the raise she anticipated"
covet - wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house"

salivate

verb
To let saliva run from the mouth:
Translations
يُفْرِزُ لُعابا
slinit
savle
slefa
salya akıtmak

salivate

[ˈsælɪveɪt] VIsalivar

salivate

[ˈsælɪveɪt] vi
(= produce saliva) → saliver
(= relish prospect) to salivate over sth, to salivate at sth → saliver à la perspective de qch
to salivate at doing sth → saliver à la perspective de faire qch

salivate

viSpeichel produzieren; (animal)geifern; (old people, baby)sabbern; (with lust) → lüstern geifern; to salivate over something (fig)von etw schwärmen

salivate

[ˈsælɪˌveɪt] visalivare

saliva

(səˈlaivə) noun
the liquid that forms in the mouth to help digestion.
salivate (ˈsӕliveit) verb
to produce saliva, especially in large amounts.

salivate

vi salivar
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