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ex·e·crate

 (ĕk′sĭ-krāt′)
tr.v. ex·e·crat·ed, ex·e·crat·ing, ex·e·crates
1. To declare to be hateful or abhorrent; denounce.
2. To feel loathing for; abhor.
3. Archaic To invoke a curse on.

[Latin execrārī, execrāt- : ex-, ex- + sacrāre, to consecrate (from sacer, sacred; see sak- in Indo-European roots).]

ex′e·cra′tive, ex′e·cra·to′ry (-krə-tôr′ē) adj.
ex′e·cra′tor n.

execrate

(ˈɛksɪˌkreɪt)
vb
1. (tr) to loathe; detest; abhor
2. (tr) to profess great abhorrence for; denounce; deplore
3. to curse (a person or thing); damn
[C16: from Latin exsecrārī to curse, from ex-1 + -secrārī from sacer sacred]
ˌexeˈcration n
ˈexeˌcrative, ˈexeˌcratory adj
ˈexeˌcratively adv

ex•e•crate

(ˈɛk sɪˌkreɪt)

v. -crat•ed, -crat•ing. v.t.
1. to detest utterly; abhor; abominate.
2. to curse; imprecate evil upon; denounce.
v.i.
3. to utter curses.
[1555–65; < Latin ex(s)ecrātus, past participle of ex(s)ecrārī to curse]
ex′e•cra`tive (-ˌkreɪ tɪv, -krə-) adj.
ex′e•cra`tor, n.
ex′e•cra•to`ry (-krəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.

execrate


Past participle: execrated
Gerund: execrating

Imperative
execrate
execrate
Present
I execrate
you execrate
he/she/it execrates
we execrate
you execrate
they execrate
Preterite
I execrated
you execrated
he/she/it execrated
we execrated
you execrated
they execrated
Present Continuous
I am execrating
you are execrating
he/she/it is execrating
we are execrating
you are execrating
they are execrating
Present Perfect
I have execrated
you have execrated
he/she/it has execrated
we have execrated
you have execrated
they have execrated
Past Continuous
I was execrating
you were execrating
he/she/it was execrating
we were execrating
you were execrating
they were execrating
Past Perfect
I had execrated
you had execrated
he/she/it had execrated
we had execrated
you had execrated
they had execrated
Future
I will execrate
you will execrate
he/she/it will execrate
we will execrate
you will execrate
they will execrate
Future Perfect
I will have execrated
you will have execrated
he/she/it will have execrated
we will have execrated
you will have execrated
they will have execrated
Future Continuous
I will be execrating
you will be execrating
he/she/it will be execrating
we will be execrating
you will be execrating
they will be execrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been execrating
you have been execrating
he/she/it has been execrating
we have been execrating
you have been execrating
they have been execrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been execrating
you will have been execrating
he/she/it will have been execrating
we will have been execrating
you will have been execrating
they will have been execrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been execrating
you had been execrating
he/she/it had been execrating
we had been execrating
you had been execrating
they had been execrating
Conditional
I would execrate
you would execrate
he/she/it would execrate
we would execrate
you would execrate
they would execrate
Past Conditional
I would have execrated
you would have execrated
he/she/it would have execrated
we would have execrated
you would have execrated
they would have execrated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.execrate - find repugnantexecrate - find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"
detest, hate - dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards; "I hate Mexican food"; "She detests politicians"
2.execrate - curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
deplore - express strong disapproval of; "We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners"

execrate

verb
1. To regard with extreme dislike and hostility:
2. Archaic. To invoke evil or injury upon:
Informal: cuss.
Archaic: maledict.
Translations

execrate

[ˈeksɪkreɪt] VT (frm) → execrar (frm), abominar (de) (frm)

execrate

vt
(= hate)verabscheuen
(= curse)verfluchen, verwünschen

execrate

[ˈɛksɪˌkreɪt] vt (frm) → esecrare, aborrire