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Overview of verb macerate

The verb macerate has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. macerate

(separate into constituents by soaking)

2. macerate

(become soft or separate and disintegrate as a result of excessive soaking; "the tissue macerated in the water")

3. macerate

(soften, usually by steeping in liquid, and cause to disintegrate as a result; "macerate peaches"; "the gizzards macerates the food in the digestive system")

4. waste, emaciate, macerate

(cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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