enwomb

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en·womb

 (ĕn-wo͞om′)
tr.v. en·wombed, en·womb·ing, en·wombs
To enclose in or as if in a womb.
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enwomb

(ɪnˈwuːm)
vb
(tr; often passive) to enclose in or as if in a womb
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

en•womb

(ɛnˈwum)

v.t.
to enclose in or as if in the womb.
[1580–90]
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enwomb


Past participle: enwombed
Gerund: enwombing

Imperative
enwomb
enwomb
Present
I enwomb
you enwomb
he/she/it enwombs
we enwomb
you enwomb
they enwomb
Preterite
I enwombed
you enwombed
he/she/it enwombed
we enwombed
you enwombed
they enwombed
Present Continuous
I am enwombing
you are enwombing
he/she/it is enwombing
we are enwombing
you are enwombing
they are enwombing
Present Perfect
I have enwombed
you have enwombed
he/she/it has enwombed
we have enwombed
you have enwombed
they have enwombed
Past Continuous
I was enwombing
you were enwombing
he/she/it was enwombing
we were enwombing
you were enwombing
they were enwombing
Past Perfect
I had enwombed
you had enwombed
he/she/it had enwombed
we had enwombed
you had enwombed
they had enwombed
Future
I will enwomb
you will enwomb
he/she/it will enwomb
we will enwomb
you will enwomb
they will enwomb
Future Perfect
I will have enwombed
you will have enwombed
he/she/it will have enwombed
we will have enwombed
you will have enwombed
they will have enwombed
Future Continuous
I will be enwombing
you will be enwombing
he/she/it will be enwombing
we will be enwombing
you will be enwombing
they will be enwombing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enwombing
you have been enwombing
he/she/it has been enwombing
we have been enwombing
you have been enwombing
they have been enwombing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enwombing
you will have been enwombing
he/she/it will have been enwombing
we will have been enwombing
you will have been enwombing
they will have been enwombing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enwombing
you had been enwombing
he/she/it had been enwombing
we had been enwombing
you had been enwombing
they had been enwombing
Conditional
I would enwomb
you would enwomb
he/she/it would enwomb
we would enwomb
you would enwomb
they would enwomb
Past Conditional
I would have enwombed
you would have enwombed
he/she/it would have enwombed
we would have enwombed
you would have enwombed
they would have enwombed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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