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ab·late

 (ă-blāt′)
v. ab·lat·ed, ab·lat·ing, ab·lates
v.tr.
1. Medicine To remove or destroy the function of (a body organ or tissue).
2. To remove by erosion, melting, evaporation, or vaporization.
v.intr.
To become ablated; undergo ablation.

[Back-formation from ablation.]
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ablate

(æbˈleɪt)
vb
(Surgery) (tr) to remove by ablation
[C20: back formation from ablation]
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ab•late

(æˈbleɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.t.
1. to remove or dissipate by melting, vaporization, erosion, etc.
v.i.
2. to become ablated; undergo ablation.
[1535–45; < Latin ablātus, past participle of auferre to carry away =ab- ab- + lātus, past participle of ferre to bear1]
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ablate


Past participle: ablated
Gerund: ablating

Imperative
ablate
ablate
Present
I ablate
you ablate
he/she/it ablates
we ablate
you ablate
they ablate
Preterite
I ablated
you ablated
he/she/it ablated
we ablated
you ablated
they ablated
Present Continuous
I am ablating
you are ablating
he/she/it is ablating
we are ablating
you are ablating
they are ablating
Present Perfect
I have ablated
you have ablated
he/she/it has ablated
we have ablated
you have ablated
they have ablated
Past Continuous
I was ablating
you were ablating
he/she/it was ablating
we were ablating
you were ablating
they were ablating
Past Perfect
I had ablated
you had ablated
he/she/it had ablated
we had ablated
you had ablated
they had ablated
Future
I will ablate
you will ablate
he/she/it will ablate
we will ablate
you will ablate
they will ablate
Future Perfect
I will have ablated
you will have ablated
he/she/it will have ablated
we will have ablated
you will have ablated
they will have ablated
Future Continuous
I will be ablating
you will be ablating
he/she/it will be ablating
we will be ablating
you will be ablating
they will be ablating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ablating
you have been ablating
he/she/it has been ablating
we have been ablating
you have been ablating
they have been ablating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ablating
you will have been ablating
he/she/it will have been ablating
we will have been ablating
you will have been ablating
they will have been ablating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ablating
you had been ablating
he/she/it had been ablating
we had been ablating
you had been ablating
they had been ablating
Conditional
I would ablate
you would ablate
he/she/it would ablate
we would ablate
you would ablate
they would ablate
Past Conditional
I would have ablated
you would have ablated
he/she/it would have ablated
we would have ablated
you would have ablated
they would have ablated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ablate - wear away through erosion or vaporizationablate - wear away through erosion or vaporization
wear off, wear thin, wear down, wear out, wear - deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth"
2.ablate - remove an organ or bodily structureablate - remove an organ or bodily structure
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
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