manducate


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manducate

(ˈmændjʊˌkeɪt)
vb
(tr) literary to eat or chew
[C17: from Latin mandūcāre to chew]
ˌmanduˈcation n
ˌmanduˈcatory adj

manducate


Past participle: manducated
Gerund: manducating

Imperative
manducate
manducate
Present
I manducate
you manducate
he/she/it manducates
we manducate
you manducate
they manducate
Preterite
I manducated
you manducated
he/she/it manducated
we manducated
you manducated
they manducated
Present Continuous
I am manducating
you are manducating
he/she/it is manducating
we are manducating
you are manducating
they are manducating
Present Perfect
I have manducated
you have manducated
he/she/it has manducated
we have manducated
you have manducated
they have manducated
Past Continuous
I was manducating
you were manducating
he/she/it was manducating
we were manducating
you were manducating
they were manducating
Past Perfect
I had manducated
you had manducated
he/she/it had manducated
we had manducated
you had manducated
they had manducated
Future
I will manducate
you will manducate
he/she/it will manducate
we will manducate
you will manducate
they will manducate
Future Perfect
I will have manducated
you will have manducated
he/she/it will have manducated
we will have manducated
you will have manducated
they will have manducated
Future Continuous
I will be manducating
you will be manducating
he/she/it will be manducating
we will be manducating
you will be manducating
they will be manducating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been manducating
you have been manducating
he/she/it has been manducating
we have been manducating
you have been manducating
they have been manducating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been manducating
you will have been manducating
he/she/it will have been manducating
we will have been manducating
you will have been manducating
they will have been manducating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been manducating
you had been manducating
he/she/it had been manducating
we had been manducating
you had been manducating
they had been manducating
Conditional
I would manducate
you would manducate
he/she/it would manducate
we would manducate
you would manducate
they would manducate
Past Conditional
I would have manducated
you would have manducated
he/she/it would have manducated
we would have manducated
you would have manducated
they would have manducated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.manducate - chew (food)manducate - chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth; "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"
chomp, champ - chew noisily; "The boy chomped his sandwich"
champ - chafe at the bit, like horses
gum, mumble - grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty; "the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his food"
chaw - chew without swallowing; "chaw tobacco"
munch, crunch - chew noisily; "The children crunched the celery sticks"
grind, grate - make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one's teeth in anger"
gnaw - bite or chew on with the teeth; "gnaw an old cracker"
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MacMillan sets the Latin words from the Last Supper (and from the Eucharistic Prayer of the mass), "Accipite et manducate ex hoc omnes" ("Take, eat this all of you") in a manner that manifests the weight and human actuality of the sacrifice that is the origin of the Eucharist.