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Synonyms for macerateˈmæs əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. macerate(verb)

    separate into constituents by soaking

    Synonyms:
    waste, emaciate

  2. macerate(verb)

    become soft or separate and disintegrate as a result of excessive soaking

    "the tissue macerated in the water"

    Synonyms:
    waste, emaciate

  3. macerate(verb)

    soften, usually by steeping in liquid, and cause to disintegrate as a result

    "macerate peaches"; "the gizzards macerates the food in the digestive system"

    Synonyms:
    waste, emaciate

  4. waste, emaciate, macerate(verb)

    cause to grow thin or weak

    "The treatment emaciated him"

    Synonyms:
    waste, run off, emaciate, blow, scourge, neutralise, devastate, ravage, neutralize, desolate, consume, macerate, ware, languish, liquidate, squander, pine away, do in, rot, knock off, lay waste to

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. macerate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    mortify, make lean, wear away

  2. macerate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    soften (by steeping), steep, soak, digest

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1980waste
#2540blow
#9696ware
#13640consume
#17344rot
#35321scourge
#36359desolate
#39656neutralize
#56710liquidate
#79641ravage
#80715devastate
#80961squander
#85205languish
#123666neutralise

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