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in·ter·pen·e·trate

 (ĭn′tər-pĕn′ĭ-trāt′)
v. in·ter·pen·e·trat·ed, in·ter·pen·e·trat·ing, in·ter·pen·e·trates
v.intr.
To become mixed or united by penetration: planes that interpenetrate in a painting.
v.tr.
1. To penetrate reciprocally: The streams interpenetrate each other at the rapids.
2. To penetrate thoroughly; permeate or pervade.
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interpenetrate

(ˌɪntəˈpɛnɪˌtreɪt)
vb
1. to penetrate (something) thoroughly; pervade
2. to penetrate each other or one another mutually
ˌinterˈpenetrable adj
ˌinterˈpenetrant adj
ˌinterˌpeneˈtration n
ˌinterˈpenetrative adj
ˌinterˈpenetratively adv
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in•ter•pen•e•trate

(ˌɪn tərˈpɛn ɪˌtreɪt)

v. -trat•ed, -trat•ing. v.t.
1. to penetrate thoroughly; permeate.
2. to penetrate with (something else) mutually or reciprocally.
v.i.
3. to penetrate between things or parts.
4. to penetrate each other.
[1800–10]
in`ter•pen′e•tra•ble, adj.
in`ter•pen′e•trant, adj.
in`ter•pen`e•tra′tion, n.
in`ter•pen′e•tra`tive, adj.
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interpenetrate


Past participle: interpenetrated
Gerund: interpenetrating

Imperative
interpenetrate
interpenetrate
Present
I interpenetrate
you interpenetrate
he/she/it interpenetrates
we interpenetrate
you interpenetrate
they interpenetrate
Preterite
I interpenetrated
you interpenetrated
he/she/it interpenetrated
we interpenetrated
you interpenetrated
they interpenetrated
Present Continuous
I am interpenetrating
you are interpenetrating
he/she/it is interpenetrating
we are interpenetrating
you are interpenetrating
they are interpenetrating
Present Perfect
I have interpenetrated
you have interpenetrated
he/she/it has interpenetrated
we have interpenetrated
you have interpenetrated
they have interpenetrated
Past Continuous
I was interpenetrating
you were interpenetrating
he/she/it was interpenetrating
we were interpenetrating
you were interpenetrating
they were interpenetrating
Past Perfect
I had interpenetrated
you had interpenetrated
he/she/it had interpenetrated
we had interpenetrated
you had interpenetrated
they had interpenetrated
Future
I will interpenetrate
you will interpenetrate
he/she/it will interpenetrate
we will interpenetrate
you will interpenetrate
they will interpenetrate
Future Perfect
I will have interpenetrated
you will have interpenetrated
he/she/it will have interpenetrated
we will have interpenetrated
you will have interpenetrated
they will have interpenetrated
Future Continuous
I will be interpenetrating
you will be interpenetrating
he/she/it will be interpenetrating
we will be interpenetrating
you will be interpenetrating
they will be interpenetrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been interpenetrating
you have been interpenetrating
he/she/it has been interpenetrating
we have been interpenetrating
you have been interpenetrating
they have been interpenetrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been interpenetrating
you will have been interpenetrating
he/she/it will have been interpenetrating
we will have been interpenetrating
you will have been interpenetrating
they will have been interpenetrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been interpenetrating
you had been interpenetrating
he/she/it had been interpenetrating
we had been interpenetrating
you had been interpenetrating
they had been interpenetrating
Conditional
I would interpenetrate
you would interpenetrate
he/she/it would interpenetrate
we would interpenetrate
you would interpenetrate
they would interpenetrate
Past Conditional
I would have interpenetrated
you would have interpenetrated
he/she/it would have interpenetrated
we would have interpenetrated
you would have interpenetrated
they would have interpenetrated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.interpenetrate - penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot"
invade - penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way; "The cancer had invaded her lungs"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
2.interpenetrate - spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
spiritise, spiritize - imbue with a spirit
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