HyperDic: comminute

English > 1 sense of the word comminute:
VERBchangecomminute, grind, mash, crunch, brayreduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
English > comminute: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningReduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsgrind, mash, crunch, bray
Narrowermillgrind with a mill
pestlegrind, mash or pulverize in a mortar
pulpReduce to pulp
Broaderbreak up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentisebreak or cause to break into pieces
Spanishaplastar, dilacerar, machacar, majar, moler, picar
Catalancapolar, moldre, molinar, picolar, triturar

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