HyperDic: irrigate

English > 2 senses of the word irrigate:
VERBchangeirrigate, watersupply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
bodyirrigatesupply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid / liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting
irrigate > pronunciation
Soundsih'rahgey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > irrigate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningSupply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymwater
NarrowerflushCause to flow or flood with or as if with water
hose, hose downwater with a hose
hushRun water over the ground to erode (soil) , revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals
BroaderwetCause to become wet
Spanishirrigar, regar
Catalanirrigar, regar
Nounsirrigationsupplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
English > irrigate: 2 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningSupply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid / liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"irrigate the wound"
Broadertreat, care forProvide treatment for
Nounsirrigation(medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

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