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spe·ci·a·tion

 (spē′shē-ā′shən, -sē-)
n.
The formation of new biological species through the process of evolution.


spe′ci·ate′ v.
spe′ci·a′tion·al adj.

speciate

(ˈspiːsɪˌeɪt)
vb
(Biology) to form or develop into a new biological species
[C20: back formation from speciation]

speciate


Past participle: speciated
Gerund: speciating

Imperative
speciate
speciate
Present
I speciate
you speciate
he/she/it speciates
we speciate
you speciate
they speciate
Preterite
I speciated
you speciated
he/she/it speciated
we speciated
you speciated
they speciated
Present Continuous
I am speciating
you are speciating
he/she/it is speciating
we are speciating
you are speciating
they are speciating
Present Perfect
I have speciated
you have speciated
he/she/it has speciated
we have speciated
you have speciated
they have speciated
Past Continuous
I was speciating
you were speciating
he/she/it was speciating
we were speciating
you were speciating
they were speciating
Past Perfect
I had speciated
you had speciated
he/she/it had speciated
we had speciated
you had speciated
they had speciated
Future
I will speciate
you will speciate
he/she/it will speciate
we will speciate
you will speciate
they will speciate
Future Perfect
I will have speciated
you will have speciated
he/she/it will have speciated
we will have speciated
you will have speciated
they will have speciated
Future Continuous
I will be speciating
you will be speciating
he/she/it will be speciating
we will be speciating
you will be speciating
they will be speciating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been speciating
you have been speciating
he/she/it has been speciating
we have been speciating
you have been speciating
they have been speciating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been speciating
you will have been speciating
he/she/it will have been speciating
we will have been speciating
you will have been speciating
they will have been speciating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been speciating
you had been speciating
he/she/it had been speciating
we had been speciating
you had been speciating
they had been speciating
Conditional
I would speciate
you would speciate
he/she/it would speciate
we would speciate
you would speciate
they would speciate
Past Conditional
I would have speciated
you would have speciated
he/she/it would have speciated
we would have speciated
you would have speciated
they would have speciated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.speciate - evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment
evolve - undergo development or evolution; "Modern man evolved a long time ago"
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