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sup·pu·rate

 (sŭp′yə-rāt′)
intr.v. sup·pu·rat·ed, sup·pu·rat·ing, sup·pu·rates
To form or discharge pus.

[Middle English suppuraten, from Latin suppūrāre, suppūrāt- : sub-, sub- + pūs, pūr-, pus; see pū̆- in Indo-European roots.]

suppurate

(ˈsʌpjʊˌreɪt)
vb
(Pathology) (intr) pathol (of a wound, sore, etc) to discharge pus; fester
[C16: from Latin suppūrāre, from sub- + pūs pus]

sup•pu•rate

(ˈsʌp yəˌreɪt)

v.i. -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
to produce or discharge pus.
[1555–65; < Latin suppūrātus, past participle of suppūrāre=sup- sup- + -pūrāre, v. derivative of pūs pus; see -ate1]
sup`pu•ra′tion, n.
sup′pu•ra`tive, n., adj.

suppurate


Past participle: suppurated
Gerund: suppurating

Imperative
suppurate
suppurate
Present
I suppurate
you suppurate
he/she/it suppurates
we suppurate
you suppurate
they suppurate
Preterite
I suppurated
you suppurated
he/she/it suppurated
we suppurated
you suppurated
they suppurated
Present Continuous
I am suppurating
you are suppurating
he/she/it is suppurating
we are suppurating
you are suppurating
they are suppurating
Present Perfect
I have suppurated
you have suppurated
he/she/it has suppurated
we have suppurated
you have suppurated
they have suppurated
Past Continuous
I was suppurating
you were suppurating
he/she/it was suppurating
we were suppurating
you were suppurating
they were suppurating
Past Perfect
I had suppurated
you had suppurated
he/she/it had suppurated
we had suppurated
you had suppurated
they had suppurated
Future
I will suppurate
you will suppurate
he/she/it will suppurate
we will suppurate
you will suppurate
they will suppurate
Future Perfect
I will have suppurated
you will have suppurated
he/she/it will have suppurated
we will have suppurated
you will have suppurated
they will have suppurated
Future Continuous
I will be suppurating
you will be suppurating
he/she/it will be suppurating
we will be suppurating
you will be suppurating
they will be suppurating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been suppurating
you have been suppurating
he/she/it has been suppurating
we have been suppurating
you have been suppurating
they have been suppurating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been suppurating
you will have been suppurating
he/she/it will have been suppurating
we will have been suppurating
you will have been suppurating
they will have been suppurating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been suppurating
you had been suppurating
he/she/it had been suppurating
we had been suppurating
you had been suppurating
they had been suppurating
Conditional
I would suppurate
you would suppurate
he/she/it would suppurate
we would suppurate
you would suppurate
they would suppurate
Past Conditional
I would have suppurated
you would have suppurated
he/she/it would have suppurated
we would have suppurated
you would have suppurated
they would have suppurated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.suppurate - cause to ripen and discharge pus; "The oil suppurates the pustules"
fester, suppurate, maturate - ripen and generate pus; "her wounds are festering"
draw - cause to localize at one point; "Draw blood and pus"
2.suppurate - ripen and generate pus; "her wounds are festering"
suppurate, mature - cause to ripen and discharge pus; "The oil suppurates the pustules"
eject, expel, release, exhaust, discharge - eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
Translations
hnisat

suppurate

[ˈsʌpjʊəreɪt] VIsupurar

suppurate

vieitern

suppurate

[ˈsʌpjʊˌreɪt] visuppurare

sup·pu·rate

vt. supurar, excretar.

suppurate

vi (form) supurar, salir(le) pus
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