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cre·mate

 (krē′māt′, krĭ-māt′)
tr.v. cre·mat·ed, cre·mat·ing, cre·mates
To incinerate (a corpse).

[Latin cremāre, cremāt-; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cre·ma′tion (krĭ-mā′shən) n.
cre′ma′tor n.

cremate

(krɪˈmeɪt)
vb
(tr) to burn up (something, esp a corpse) and reduce to ash
[C19: from Latin cremāre]
creˈmation n
creˈmationism n
creˈmationist n

cre•mate

(ˈkri meɪt)

v.t. -mat•ed, -mat•ing.
to reduce (a dead body) to ashes by fire, esp. as a funeral rite.
[1870–75; < Latin cremātus, past participle of cremāre to burn to ashes]
cre•ma•tion (krɪˈmeɪ ʃən) n.

cremate


Past participle: cremated
Gerund: cremating

Imperative
cremate
cremate
Present
I cremate
you cremate
he/she/it cremates
we cremate
you cremate
they cremate
Preterite
I cremated
you cremated
he/she/it cremated
we cremated
you cremated
they cremated
Present Continuous
I am cremating
you are cremating
he/she/it is cremating
we are cremating
you are cremating
they are cremating
Present Perfect
I have cremated
you have cremated
he/she/it has cremated
we have cremated
you have cremated
they have cremated
Past Continuous
I was cremating
you were cremating
he/she/it was cremating
we were cremating
you were cremating
they were cremating
Past Perfect
I had cremated
you had cremated
he/she/it had cremated
we had cremated
you had cremated
they had cremated
Future
I will cremate
you will cremate
he/she/it will cremate
we will cremate
you will cremate
they will cremate
Future Perfect
I will have cremated
you will have cremated
he/she/it will have cremated
we will have cremated
you will have cremated
they will have cremated
Future Continuous
I will be cremating
you will be cremating
he/she/it will be cremating
we will be cremating
you will be cremating
they will be cremating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cremating
you have been cremating
he/she/it has been cremating
we have been cremating
you have been cremating
they have been cremating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cremating
you will have been cremating
he/she/it will have been cremating
we will have been cremating
you will have been cremating
they will have been cremating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cremating
you had been cremating
he/she/it had been cremating
we had been cremating
you had been cremating
they had been cremating
Conditional
I would cremate
you would cremate
he/she/it would cremate
we would cremate
you would cremate
they would cremate
Past Conditional
I would have cremated
you would have cremated
he/she/it would have cremated
we would have cremated
you would have cremated
they would have cremated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cremate - reduce to ashes; "Cremate a corpse"
burn, burn down, fire - destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"
Translations
يَحْرِق جُثّـة ميِّتـه
zpopelnit
brændekremere
einäschernkremieren
elhamvaszthamvaszt
brenna
kremacijakrematoriumaskremuoti
kremēt

cremate

[krɪˈmeɪt] VTincinerar

cremate

[krɪˈmeɪt] vtincinérer

cremate

vteinäschern, kremieren (rare)

cremate

[krɪˈmeɪt] vtcremare

cremate

(kriˈmeit) , (ˈkriːmeit) verb
to burn dead (human) bodies. He asked to be cremated, not buried.
creˈmation noun
crematorium (kreməˈtoːriəm) noun
a place where cremation is carried out.

cremate

vt. incinerar.
References in classic literature ?
I know when I first did it I shut my eyes and wondered whether they would bury my remains or cremate them.