urticate


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ur·ti·cate

 (ûr′tĭ-kāt′)
v. ur·ti·cat·ed, ur·ti·cat·ing, ur·ti·cates
v.tr.
To sting or whip with or as if with nettles.
v.intr.
To produce a stinging or itching sensation.
adj. (-kĭt, -kāt′)
Characterized by the presence of hives.

[Medieval Latin urticāre, urticāt-, from Latin urtica, nettle.]

urticate

(ˈɜːtɪˌkeɪt)
adj
(Pathology) Also: urticant characterized by the presence of weals
vb
(Medicine) to perform urtication
[C19: from Medieval Latin urtīcāre to sting, from Latin urtīca a nettle]

ur•ti•cate

(ˈɜr tɪˌkeɪt)

v.i. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
(of skin) to erupt with hives.
[1835–45; < Medieval Latin urtīcātus, past participle of urtīcāre to sting, derivative of Latin urtīca nettle]
ur`ti•ca′tion, n.

urticate


Past participle: urticated
Gerund: urticating

Imperative
urticate
urticate
Present
I urticate
you urticate
he/she/it urticates
we urticate
you urticate
they urticate
Preterite
I urticated
you urticated
he/she/it urticated
we urticated
you urticated
they urticated
Present Continuous
I am urticating
you are urticating
he/she/it is urticating
we are urticating
you are urticating
they are urticating
Present Perfect
I have urticated
you have urticated
he/she/it has urticated
we have urticated
you have urticated
they have urticated
Past Continuous
I was urticating
you were urticating
he/she/it was urticating
we were urticating
you were urticating
they were urticating
Past Perfect
I had urticated
you had urticated
he/she/it had urticated
we had urticated
you had urticated
they had urticated
Future
I will urticate
you will urticate
he/she/it will urticate
we will urticate
you will urticate
they will urticate
Future Perfect
I will have urticated
you will have urticated
he/she/it will have urticated
we will have urticated
you will have urticated
they will have urticated
Future Continuous
I will be urticating
you will be urticating
he/she/it will be urticating
we will be urticating
you will be urticating
they will be urticating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been urticating
you have been urticating
he/she/it has been urticating
we have been urticating
you have been urticating
they have been urticating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been urticating
you will have been urticating
he/she/it will have been urticating
we will have been urticating
you will have been urticating
they will have been urticating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been urticating
you had been urticating
he/she/it had been urticating
we had been urticating
you had been urticating
they had been urticating
Conditional
I would urticate
you would urticate
he/she/it would urticate
we would urticate
you would urticate
they would urticate
Past Conditional
I would have urticated
you would have urticated
he/she/it would have urticated
we would have urticated
you would have urticated
they would have urticated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.urticate - whip with or as with nettlesurticate - whip with or as with nettles  
lash, whip - strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face"
nettle, urticate - sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
2.urticate - sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensationurticate - sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
sting, bite, burn - cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
urticate - whip with or as with nettles