HyperDic: lactate

English > 2 senses of the word lactate:
NOUNsubstancelactatea salt or ester of lactic acid
VERBconsumptionlactate, breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, give suckgive suck to
lactate > pronunciation
Soundslae'kteyt
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > lactate: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA salt or ester of lactic acid.
Broaderesterformed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
saltA compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Spanishlactato
English > lactate: 2 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaninggive suck to.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsbreastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, give suck
Entailed bywean, ablactategradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk
Broaderfeed, giveGive food to
Oppositebottlefeedfeed (infants) with a bottle
Similar tosuckDraw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
Spanishamamantar, dar de mamar, lactar
Catalanalletar
Nounslactationfeeding an infant by giving suck at the breast
lactationthe production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands
lactationthe period following birth during which milk is secreted

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